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Pea Pisum sativum

How to sow pea: direct

Sun requirement for pea: Plant in Full Sun

Pea has been planted 78 times by Growstuff members.

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Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Median lifespan

13 weeks

First harvest expected

11 weeks after planting

Last harvest expected

21 weeks after planting

Height

60cm

Spread

3cm

Row Spacing

30cm

Growing Degree Days

10

Companions

orange coriander french breakfast radish red d'anjou pear tangerine

Photos

Pea crops

Pea plantings

Peas
Peas
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Bed 16
Bed 16
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Pea harvests

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IMG_20180104_105551
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Pea seeds

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IMG_20180128_123716
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IMG_20180128_123714
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IMG_20191110_154947
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IMG_20191110_154941
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Sunniness

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Planted from

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Harvested for

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Varieties

snap pea

snap pea

  Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon
sugarsnap pea

sugarsnap pea

  Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon

Crop Map

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