Growing Calendar for Asparagus Pea Seeds
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These unusual plants are very attractive with a low bushy form, grey green leaves and brick-red flowers. They'll look equally at home in flower borders or an ornamental kitchen garden.
The entire pod is edible, but is best eaten young, when about one inch long and tender.
Not surprisingly, the flavour is similar to asparagus and you cook it the same way too - steam lightly, drain, toss in butter, or pop into a stir-fry, delicious!
Unusual shaped pods on a bushy plant.
Height: 12-18in (35-45cm)
Sow Indoors: March-April singly, 1in (2cm) deep in clean module trays of firm pre watered seed compost.
Grow On: Harden off before planting out in late May 8in (20cm) apart. After the risk of frost has passed.
Sow Outdoors: Mid May-Mid June 6in (15cm) apart, 1in (2cm) deep direct in harvest position. Firm soil gently.
Pods that are just 1in (2cm) long have the best flavour. Larger pods may be a bit tough.
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No fresh vegetables in the fridge and only a bag of peas lurking in the freezer? No worries, this takes minutes to prepare and is equally successful with garden peas and fresh mint may replaced by pre-frozen - but please don't use dried.
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We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
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