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Pisum sativum ‘Waverex petit pois pea’

Petit pois pea

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Features

  • Height0.5m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Pisum sativum ‘Waverex petit pois pea’ (Petit pois pea). Pods are very short and if picked young will produce very small peas.

Characteristics

Annual, Fragrant

Other common names

Pea

Origin

E. Asia.

Interest and use

Culinary

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilFertile
  • Soil pH5.5 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will need a sunny, well-drained, previously manured soil. You will need to protect your seeds from birds; use netting to support the twining plants. When the pods are filled with peas, keep picking them regularly to encourage further flowering. Harvesting may start from late spring and end in mid autumn.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds in mild climates.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Birds, mildew.

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