Growing Peas

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
    P P P              

(Best months for growing Peas in USA - Zone 5a regions)

P = Sow seed

  • Easy to grow. Sow in garden. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 8°C and 24°C. (Show °F/in)
  • Space plants: 5 - 8 cm apart
  • Harvest in 9-11 weeks. Pick the pods every day to increase production.
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Potatoes

Your comments and tips

18 Apr 20, Gene (USA - Zone 5b climate)
Best days to plant peas and also best days for potatoes
19 Apr 20, Liz at Gardenate (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Find your zone at the top of the page, then find the plant on the Vegetables and Herbs tab. You will find the information there.
23 Jun 20, Aubrey (USA - Zone 7b climate)
When is it time to pull out pea plants?
11 Jan 21, James (USA - Zone 7b climate)
Farmer's Almanac was probably talking about Southern peas (cowpeas-crowder, blackeye). They will ONLY germinate when it is warm.
20 Jan 21, Charles (USA - Zone 6b climate)
What time should i plant peas (Gardenate : Try www.gardenate.com/plant/Peas?zone=113)
07 Feb 21, Mimi (USA - Zone 7b climate)
How tall do pea vines grow? I am trying to determine how tall my supports need to be. Also, what kind of soil and how much sunshine do they prefer? Thanks!
08 Feb 21, Anonymous (USA - Zone 4a climate)
5-6' tall, good rich friable soil and sun most of the day.
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