Pea, Blue Podded

Pisum sativum
$2.99 to $82.50
SKU: 1346A
  • Organic
  • Pods are blushed with blue-purple
  • Ornamental vines grow to 5-6 feet
  • Soup pea
  • 80-85 days
  • ±2,000 seeds/lb
$2.99 to $82.50

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(aka Blauwschokkers) Productive Dutch strain. Soup peas have been enjoyed as a winter staple in Europe for centuries. Spectacular 5-6' tall plants are beautiful enough to grow as an ornamental. Soak dry seeds overnight before cooking. Soup, 80-85 days. ±2,000 seeds/lb.

Learn to Grow it

This crop does not transplant well so make sure to direct seed in your garden as soon as the soil can be worked (about 2 weeks before the last expected frost date).

Space your seeds 2-4 inches apart in well fertilized soil. Plant your seeds around 1 inch deep.

As this plant grows it may need support in the form of a trellis to keep the vines off the ground. You won't need to fertiize this crop in order to get a healthy yield.

Mulching the soil around this crop can help protect the plant and keep roots cool and moist. In frost-free zones, this crop can be grow throughout the fall and winter.