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Pea 'Samish'

Pisum sativum 'Samish'

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Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

50cm

60cm

Min

10cm

1 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Pea 'Samish' Overview

Pisum sativum 'Samish' is a variety that is mostly grown for its young tender shoots and tendrils. These can be harvested after only a few weeks of growth and included in salads or as garnishes to various dishes. Pea 'Samish' can be grown in containers throughout the year - under cover during colder months - and can produce a second harvest if cropped above the lower most leaves. Soak the dries seeds for 24 hours before scattering over the surface of the compost. Once you have finished harvesting, add the spent compost to the compost heap, refill the container sow some more!.

Common problems with Pea 'Samish'

Pea 'Samish' Companion Plants

How to harvest Pea 'Samish'

Pick stems in the morning after the dew has dried. They are crispiest then. Cut above the base pair of leaves to encourage a second growth and crop.

How to propagate Pea 'Samish'

Seed

Soak for 24 hours before sowing. Shoots should emerges after 9-13 days.

Special features of Pea 'Samish'

Crop rotation

Peas are a legume and so enrich the soil with Nitrogen.

Attractive flowers

Attractive fruits

Other uses of Pea 'Samish'

Edible

The peas are edible and are used in a variety of cuisines.