Little Marvel bushPea Seeds ~ ,Aka Improved American Wonder Pea. Heirloom
Little Marvel A bush-type pea that is highly productive.
60 days. Also known as the Improved American Wonder Pea. A bush-type pea that is highly productive. Bear large, early crops of 3 inches with 5 or 6 dark green peas. This compact plant grows only 18-20 inches. Excellent used fresh, canned or frozen. Soft shelled making it easy to shell. An old -time favorite. Resistant to Fusarium wilt. Harvest in 60 days.
Plant peas close together. They don't mind two to three inch spacing!
Pick every day. If you don't the plant thinks it has done it's job of reproducing and stops or slows down blooming.
Days to Germination: 7-14
Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 40-75F
Days To Harvest: 60 daysPlanting Depth: 1 inch
Spacing, Seed: 1-2 inches
Spacing, Plant: 2 inches
Spacing, Row: 20-24 inches
Light: Full Sun
SOWING: Seed directly in the garden in a sunny location weeks before last frost . Sow seeds 1 inch deep. Space rows approximately 20-24 inches apart. Direct sow in early spring, and again 2 months before frost for fall crop. Does not need staking.
GERMINATION: 7-14 days, depending upon soil and weather conditions.
THINNING & TRANSPLANTING: Do not thin plants.
HARVEST: Harvest when pods are full.
SUGGESTIONS: Strip out strings from pods prior to eating. Pods freeze well for later use. Do not add extra nitrogen to the soil or it will promote leaf growth and less pea production. Do not soak seeds.
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