Pea, British Wonder

Pisum sativum
$2.99 to $82.50
SKU: 1176A
  • Organic
  • Good yield and flavor
  • Vines grow to 3 feet
  • Shelling pea
  • 50-55 days
  • ±2,000 seeds/lb
$2.99 to $82.50

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Pea, British Wonder Description

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.