Pea, Sutton's Harbinger
- Excellent texture and flavor
- Vines grow to 32 inches
- Heavy cropping variety
- Shelling pea
- 52-60 days
Pea, Sutton's Harbinger Description
English introduction by Suttons Seeds in 1898; won an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1901. Very early heavy-cropping variety. Excellent quality eating pea. Plants are 28-32" tall. Shell, 52-60 days.
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.