Garden Pea 'Vada' - Seed

Pisum - sativum - 'Vada'
£3.75

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Description-

A high yielding, delicious pea!

The 'Vada' pea (Pisum sativum) is a wrinkled variety. This robust variety produces a massive crop of large pods containing 9 to 10 tender, sweet-tasting peas. ‘Vada’ is a medium-early variety and very easy to pick.
Extra info-
Latin name Pisum - sativum - 'Vada'
Guarantee 100% growth and flowering guarantee
Leafs all year No
Hardy plants No
Self polinating No
Edible No
Grafted No
Harvesting June - August
Growing Height 70 cm

Harvesting

June - August

Planting+
Peas require no prior treatment although you could steep them in lukewarm water for 24 hours to accelerate germination. If they are left in water for longer (3-4 days) they will shoot a 1 cm root, after which you really must sow them. Harvesting will be one week earlier if you do this.
Care+
Earth up your pea plants when they reach 12 cm in height. Tall and medium height pea varieties require a climbing support. To do this, insert a pole at both ends of a row and span large gauge chicken wire between the poles - as high as 1.2 metres for medium height and 2.0 metres for taller ones. The pea's tendrils will attach themselves and climb up. Tip: place the chicken wire before sowing your peas! Provide extra water in dry periods only and keep the bed free of weed to encourage your peas to thrive.
Specifics+
Pea varieties are selected for the peas, the pods are not edible. The reverse is also true - mange tout are selected for the tasty pod, tender and free of thread. Pea pods do therefore tend to have a 'thread'. Biologically speaking though, peas and mange tout are basically the same. There are 2 kinds of pea: wrinkled and round. Wrinkled varieties are sown in March-April. They have a sweeter taste and do not mind the early summer heat. The round-seeded peas can be sown very early (February –March) and have an aromatic flavour Medium and tall varieties bring a greater yield than dwarf varieties and involve a little more work.
Description-

A high yielding, delicious pea!

The 'Vada' pea (Pisum sativum) is a wrinkled variety. This robust variety produces a massive crop of large pods containing 9 to 10 tender, sweet-tasting peas. ‘Vada’ is a medium-early variety and very easy to pick.
Extra info-
Latin name Pisum - sativum - 'Vada'
Guarantee 100% growth and flowering guarantee
Leafs all year No
Hardy plants No
Self polinating No
Edible No
Grafted No
Harvesting June - August
Growing Height 70 cm

Harvesting

June - August

Planting+
Peas require no prior treatment although you could steep them in lukewarm water for 24 hours to accelerate germination. If they are left in water for longer (3-4 days) they will shoot a 1 cm root, after which you really must sow them. Harvesting will be one week earlier if you do this.
Care+
Earth up your pea plants when they reach 12 cm in height. Tall and medium height pea varieties require a climbing support. To do this, insert a pole at both ends of a row and span large gauge chicken wire between the poles - as high as 1.2 metres for medium height and 2.0 metres for taller ones. The pea's tendrils will attach themselves and climb up. Tip: place the chicken wire before sowing your peas! Provide extra water in dry periods only and keep the bed free of weed to encourage your peas to thrive.
Specifics+
Pea varieties are selected for the peas, the pods are not edible. The reverse is also true - mange tout are selected for the tasty pod, tender and free of thread. Pea pods do therefore tend to have a 'thread'. Biologically speaking though, peas and mange tout are basically the same. There are 2 kinds of pea: wrinkled and round. Wrinkled varieties are sown in March-April. They have a sweeter taste and do not mind the early summer heat. The round-seeded peas can be sown very early (February –March) and have an aromatic flavour Medium and tall varieties bring a greater yield than dwarf varieties and involve a little more work.
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Extra info-
Latin name Pisum - sativum - 'Vada'
Guarantee 100% growth and flowering guarantee
Leafs all year No
Hardy plants No
Self polinating No
Edible No
Grafted No
Harvesting June - August
Growing Height 70 cm

Harvesting

June - August

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