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Pea, Climbing ‘Alderman’

Pea, Climbing ‘Alderman’

Not for Tasmania

Climbing Pea ‘Alderman’ Tall climbing pea Alderman’ is an old climbing variety sometimes known as ‘Telephone Pea’. It needs wire or trellis and will grow 2 metres tall and produce good quantities of 12cm long pods of tasty sweet peas. Sow to ripen whilst weather is still cool.

 

When to sow: June to September up to early November
Where to sow: Sow seed 3 to 4cm apart in 10cm wide   drills
Depth to sow: 2cm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add   lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants: 4cm Between rows: 40cm
      

Directions:   Peas are a cool season crop which should be planted from June to September. Later plantings should be of powdery mildew resistant varieties such as this one. Plant seeds 2cm deep in a 10cm wide band approximately 20 seeds per 30cm.

 

Packet 100 seeds
$4.50 each