Bill Jump's Soup Pea

Pisum sativum | SKU: 0225A P50
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  • From the Collection for 2022
  • Organic
  • Can be used as a dry soup pea or eaten fresh off the vine
  • Vines grow 5-6'
  • 80-90 days to dry pods

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This vigorous, highly productive, and versatile variety tastes delicious whether eaten dried in soup or fresh right off the vine. Vines grow 5-6' in height and bear ornate, purple-blue flowers, while the straight, green pods average 2.5-3" long and contain 4-5 wrinkled seeds. This late-

maturing heirloom pea was donated to Seed Savers Exchange by Dennis Miller, whose great-grandfather, Bill Jump, grew the peas in eastern Washington since at least the 1930s. 80-90 days to dry pods. Organic.

Learn to Grow Bill Jump's Soup Pea

Direct Seed: 2-3" Apart

Seed Depth: 1/2-1"

Rows Apart: 24"

Support: Cage, stake, or trellis

Instructions - Peas thrive in cool weather. Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Seeds will germinate in 7-14 days. Double rows of peas can be planted on each side of a trellis.

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