Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds
Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds

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Salad Mix Component

Salad Mix Component

A mixture of lettuce and greens with different colors, flavors and textures, harvested at a tender, baby, bite-size stage. For fresh salads.

Dwarf Grey Sugar Pea
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Dwarf Grey Sugar Pea

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Product ID: 2206

Red blossoms for pea shoots and garnish.

An old snow pea variety now cast in additional new roles for its crops of red blossoms and subtly reddish-tinted stems and leaves. Shoots are used as garnishes and in salad mixes. Preferred for both taste and tenderness. Small snow pea pods avg. 2½" long. 28" vines may be grown with or without support. Avg. 3,000 seeds/lb.

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   10 pea shoots, 57 snow pea pods

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Growing Information

Peas



CULTURE: Peas are a cool weather crop. Midsummer pickings are not as prolific as earlier harvests. For best yields ensure adequate fertility and a pH of 6.0-7.5. Adjust pH with ground limestone or wood ashes before planting. Plant the first sowing in early spring as soon as the soil can be worked. In well-drained soil, sow 1-1 1/2" apart in a 3" band (25 seeds/ft.), 1/2-1" deep. Do not thin. Varieties under 3' tall can be sown without support in rows 12"-18" apart. For taller varieties use a trellis net or chicken wire to keep vines upright, easy to pick and off the ground where they are less likely to rot if rainy weather coincides with harvest. Suspend the bottom of the trellis net or chicken wire just above the young plants. The best time to install a trellis is at planting time. Normal row spacing is 4-6' for trellised peas. Harvest when peas enlarge in the pods.
FALL CROP:
Choose powdery mildew resistant varieties. Sow about 2 months before frost. Keep seeds well watered to encourage good germination.
INOCULANT:
Inoculate peas to encourage formation of nitrogen producing nodules on the plant roots. This enriches the soil, results in larger plants, and increases yield. (see index).
TREATED SEEDS:
Some varieties are offered UNTREATED, NATURAL ll treated (B) and TREATED (T). Untreated seeds are more susceptible to rotting in prolonged cold, wet weather.
DISEASES:
The most common disease is probably pea root rot (Fusarium sp. or Aphanomyces euteiches) which causes browning and drying of the foliage from the ground up. The best control is to ensure well-drained soil and to rotate crops out of legumes for at least three years. Powdery mildew causes white, powdery mold on the leaves, stems, and pods in hot weather. Choose resistant varieties.
FREEZING:
All our peas are good for freezing and canning.
AVG. SEEDING RATE:
80'/lb., 13 lb./1,000', 272 lb./acre at 25 seeds/ft., in rows 24" apart.
SEED SPECS:
SEEDS/LB.: 1,500-2,700 (avg. 2,000).
PACKET:
250 seeds sows 8'.


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