PEA Novella (Leafless Pea)

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Pisum sativum

Family: Amaranthaceae

Subfamily: Betoideae

Characteristics: Annual self-supporting to 70 cm

Seed per packet: 15

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A very productive Pea that is self-supporting. This variety of leafless Pea produces a high yield of very sweet tender shelling peas.

The plant develops many tendrils which cling together making support unnecessary. 70 days to first pickings.

Tropical: Autumn and Winter. 
Temperate: Late Summer to late Winter.
Cold: Early Winter to early Spring

Sow: 2cm deep.
Soaking seed overnight prior to sowing helps with the up-take of moisture for germination. Best sown direct in growing position in moist soil.
Germination: 7-10 days.
Plant space: 5cm
Row space: 1 metre
Maturity: 10-12 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

Adaptable to most good garden soils, prefers an open sunny position.

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