Dwarf Pea

Pisum sativum

Sprouts in: 7 - 14 days
Enjoy for: 30 - 60 days
Plant is edible!
Plant is heat sensitive!
Grows best at: 18°C to 24°C (64.4°F to 75.2°F)

  • You may use the sprouts for salads or garnishing approximately two weeks after planting. You will see flowers approximately three weeks after planting.
  • If you harvest sprouts and flowers, do not expect to harvest any actual peas.
  • If you allow your pea plants to grow freely, expect your first pea pods to mature approximately 35 days from planting.
  • If mature plants lean to one side, feel free to support them with some grill sticks.
  • Dwarf pea is heat sensitive plant that grows better when the temperature is between 64 to 75°F (18 to 24°C)
  • Tip! Pea flowers taste exactly like fresh peas - ideal for garnishing!

Fun facts!

  • Tip! Pea flowers taste exactly like fresh peas - ideal for garnishing!
  • Green peas, eaten immature and fresh, were an innovative luxury of Early Modern Europe. In early times, peas were grown mostly for their dry seeds.
  • Gregor Mendel discovered basic laws of inheritance (genetics) by cross-breeding peas of different color, size and type of seed.
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