Peas Climbing Telephone Pole
A vigorous climbing pea (up to 2m), that produces a huge crop of large, sweet- flavoured pods over a long period and adapts to a wide range of climates.This shelling variety has best flavour if harvested as soon as pods are plump and well filled.
- Climbing variety
- Prolific cropping
- Large pods
Choose a sunny, well-drained position. Work in lime and Yates Blood & Bone before planting. Sow into damp soil beside trellis or support (up to 2m) direct where they are to grow. Cover with Yates Seed Raising Mix and firm down. Do not water for a couple of days after sowing.
For best results begin applying Yates Thrive Soluble Flower & Fruit Plant Food when flower buds form. Regular picking will extend the harvest. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.
Great companion plant for beans, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, cabbage, celery, lettuce and radish. Avoid overwatering - seeds may rot before germination if soil is too wet. Water at base of plant, rather than overhead, to minimise risk of disease. At end of harvest, dig spent plants into the soil to add extra organic nitrogen. Position trellis running north to south for maximum sunlight.