Growing Calendar for Pea Seeds - Alderman
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Pea 'Alderman' is a firm favourite of home growers up and down the country. A dependable variety that gives you big crops of large, quality dark green pea pods.
Withstanding the tests of time since the 1890's Alderman has a tall growth habit that you will need to support with bamboos and string.
Take advantage of the extended cropping period from July to September included and the quick sowing to harvest time of just 2½ months. Enjoy as mature plump pods or as early mange-tout like beans if you're keen to taste the great flavour earlier on.
It’s the sweetness that really ring trues with this beautiful-tasting variety so enjoy big harvests of a pea with big taste and intensity.
Main Crop, tall tasty variety also good for showing.
Height: 72in (180cm)
Sow Outdoors: April-July in a flat bottomed trench 2in (5cm) deep, 8in (20cm) wide. Water the trench and sow seeds 3in (7.5cm) apart. Carefully back fill the trench and firm lightly. Keep soil moist at all times.
Grow On: Support plants as they grow with netting or canes.
Sow every 4 weeks in order to maintain a steady supply of peas.
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If peas scare you or you only have a small space grow these up canes/wigwams and enjoy. My tip for starters is to germinate them on damp kitchen roll ( a bit like children do with runnerbeans) then pot them into compost before popping outside. This helps to avoid the mice stealing your planted seeds.
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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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