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Legumes: Peas

Learn more about legumes — particularly peas — with our thorough plant guide that shows you when to sow and harvest, plus the best conditions for these plants.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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Hurst Green Shaft has High Yield of Pea Pods
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Pea 'Hurst Greenshaft'

Pairs of long pods develop high on these plants, making harvesting of this traditional variety’s consistently large crops somewhat easier. The peas are large and sweet, and plants have good disease resistance.
Sow: Early spring to early summer
Harvest: Late spring to early fall
Soil Preference: Well-drained soil, moist soil
Sun or Shade: Full sun

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