Lambley Gardens & Nursery, 395 Lesters Road,  Ascot,  Victoria 3364
Phone +61 (03) 5343 4303,  Fax +61 (03) 5343 4257

Pea, Shelling ‘Melbourne Market’ syn Massey Gem (Pisum sativum)

Pea, Shelling ‘Melbourne Market’ syn Massey Gem (Pisum sativum)

Not for Tasmania

Peas are cool season crops and best sown from May (or April in mild coastal regions). Melbourne Market is one of the best flavoured shelling pea and is widely planted by both professional farmers and home garden gardeners. Plants are dwarf, growing to 50cm only, and productive producing pods that contain 8 peas. Not for Tasmania.


When to sow: From April in mild coastal areas, May to September elsewhere
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.


Treated Seed


Packet 150 seeds
$4.50 each