Pea, British Wonder
- Good yield and flavor
- Vines grow to 3 feet
- Shelling pea
- 50-55 days
- ±2,000 seeds/lb
A large-podded dwarf pea of good quality and yield. Introduced in England by Taber and Cullen circa 1890; W. Atlee Burpee introduced it in America in 1904. Probably a selection from American Wonder. Short vines grow 3' tall and require trellising. Shell, 50-55 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.