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Post  javaaddict on 3/21/2012, 7:21 pm

I picked up some pea seeds, "dark seeded early perfection." I don't think these are the kind that grow up though - I'm not sure why. There's no height listing on the packet. It says:

Sow seeds 2" apart in double rows spaced 6" apart with 24" between each set of rows.

Does this mean I should plant about 9 per square like green beans?

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Post  camprn on 3/21/2012, 8:33 pm

@javaaddict wrote:I picked up some pea seeds, "dark seeded early perfection." I don't think these are the kind that grow up though - I'm not sure why. There's no height listing on the packet. It says:

Sow seeds 2" apart in double rows spaced 6" apart with 24" between each set of rows.

Does this mean I should plant about 9 per square like green beans?
I plant about 15 per square.
They may not grow to 7 feet, but they may get close to 5 feet; you will probably still want a trellis of some sort.

here is some more info about that plant
http://myfolia.com/plants/49-pea-pisum-sativum/varieties/6252-rogers-early-perfection

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Post  javaaddict on 3/22/2012, 1:40 pm

Holy crap, 6' high?! I'm really glad I asked. lol Thanks so much. That would have been a mess!

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Post  quiltbea on 3/22/2012, 1:52 pm

Most peas grow 6-7 ft tall though I bought some Little Marvel Peas, heirloom from Comstock Seeds, that only grow 18 inches, so they'll be sown like my bush beans.

I think if I bought peas and there was no other height info, I'd expect them to be tall vining types.

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