Pea Giant Alderman


GENUS: Pisum SPECIES: sativum


Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Whangarei
Number of Seeds: 30

Description: Traditional Heirloom shellout pea, gifted to us by John Lambly of Whangarei. Each pod contains 8-10 very large dark green peas. Vines grow to almost 2 metres. Does well in Northland unlike most other shellout peas. Large leaves and white flowers, large pods and peas.

Planting Instructions: Sow early Spring and early Autumn into seed trays to avoid slug, snail and bird problems. Transplant into garden when 5 cm high at 5 cm spacing in rows 60 cm apart. Needs 1.6m high trellis.