6 months to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Pea 'Early Onward' Overview
Pea 'Early Onward' is a main crop wrinkled pea variety with a dwarf growing habit that produces heavy crops around 14 days early than P. 'Onward' Pisum sativum 'Early Onward' produces high yields of tasty blunt-ended pods ready to harvest 13 to 14 weeks after sowing. Peas are easy to grow, and achieve a good yield in a small space, though they have a very limited growing season. Peas thrive in cool weather and young plants will tolerate light frosts. Once germinated, peas adapt well to the cold, damp climate of early spring. Peas must be planted as early as possible in the spring to get a full harvest before hot summer temperatures arrive and put an end to production.
Common problems with Pea 'Early Onward'
Crops may need protection from pigeons, squirrels, rabbits, voles, and deer.
How to harvest Pea 'Early Onward'
When the pods are filled with peas, keep picking them regularly to encourage further flowering. Harvesting may start from late spring and end in mid autumn. Pick peas in the morning after the dew has dried. They are crispiest then. Always use two hands when you pick peas. Secure the vine with one hand and pull the peas off with your other hand.
How to propagate Pea 'Early Onward'
You can propagate from seeds in mild climates.
Special features of Pea 'Early Onward'
Peas are a legume and so enrich the soil with Nitrogen.
Other uses of Pea 'Early Onward'