Pea Alderman Main

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One of the most reliable varieties grown all over the country, as few varieties crop so well.

  • Seed Count: 360

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Pea Alderman Main

One of the most reliable varieties grown all over the country, as few varieties crop so well.  A tall pea capable of reaching 1.8m in height with long thick pods containing 9-12 sweet tender peas of excellent flavor with very high yields. This is a late main crop variety which produces over a long period.   Requires good strong support especially on exposed sites.  Usually ready 14-16 weeks after sowing.

Cultivation advice Pea Alderman Main 

  • Plant where peas have not been grown for 2 seasons, digging in well rotted organic matter.
  • Sow Mar – Jun 2” deep in 6” wide rows 2 inches apart.
  • Avoid sowing during any cold or very wet periods
  • Protect immediately from birds.
  • Keep weed free.
  • Provide support by 3 inches tall.
  • Pick regularly to maintain yields.