Garden Pea Seed ‘Hurst Green Shaft’ Pack King’s Vegetable Seeds
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when grown fresh, peas are a totally different vegetable to those that are frozen.
To get the sweetest flavour, peas are best cooked when picked young and cooked within 30 minutes of harvest, before the sugar has turned to starch.
Hurst Greenshaft is one of the most popular varieties. It produces heavy crops of long pointed pods which are produced in pairs containing about 10 peas of wonderful flavour.
The plant will grow to an approximate height of about 60cm.
Sow: March – June
Harvest: May – August
Average seeds ; 350
WHEN TO SOW
April to May
WHERE TO SOW
Flat bottom drill 5cm (2″) deep and 10cm (4″) wide.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
Space the seeds 5cm (2″) apart throughout the drill, allow 60cm (24″) between drills, cover with soil.
July to September
An early start for a quick crop can be aided by covering a row with plastic cloches, remove them once the plants are 20cm (8″) tall.
A good source of Pro-Vitamin A and Vitamins C, B 1 and folic acid.