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Pea Mangetout Shiraz Seeds

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Pea Shiraz Mangetout Seeds - Irish plants Direct
This recently new variety has attractive pink purple flowers that are followed by flat deep wine red pods with a sweet taste eat them young when they are crisp and crunchy these fast growing plants are ideal for successional sowing. 
Seed Qty 200
☀️ Sow April - June 
☀️ Germination 7 - 10 days
☀️ Loam or sandy soil thats alkaline or neutral 
☀️ Harvest July - September 
☀️ Companion Plants French beans, carrots, cucumber, radish, turnip
Do not plant with Onions, chives and potatoes
☀️ The pods are ready for picking when they are young and tender pick from the plant regularly and the plant will keep producing the more they are picked the more you get
☀️ A good source of vitamin B1
☀️ Eat fresh or lightly boil or steam
Peas require a sunny spot that has been well dug in the autumn and plenty of manure added to retain moisture, they do not grow well in acidic soil so liming may be necessary a few weeks before sowing.  
Sow from April when the soil has warmed up then again in late April for a succession of pods during summer. 
Dig a flat bottomed drill 5cm deep and water the drill, sow the seed around 5cm apart allowing 75cm between rows enough room has to be left between rows to stake the peas and harvest the crop. When the plants reach 10cm high they need to be supported with canes, pea nets, twigs or chicken wire.
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