Pea 'Alderman'

A five-foot tall pea with a long, drip drip cropping pattern, ideal if you're only going for one sowing of one variety to keep you in peas all summer long. More
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A five-foot tall pea with a long, drip-drip cropping pattern, ideal if you're only going for one sowing of one variety to keep you in peas all summer long. It gives you lots of well-filled, tasty pods, with very tender and sweet peas and no grubs.

Please note, illustrated packets are being introduced gradually over the coming months, availability may vary.

Genus Pisum
Group/Species sativum
Variety Alderman
Common Name Pea
Border Position Kitchen Garden
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.5m (5ft)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow direct April - June in rows. Or plant out seedlings (in late May) when they are 5cm tall, spacing them 25cm apart, against their support cane.
Care Tips Water moderately. Support at planting, against a trellis or fence.
Storing Freeze for up to 6 months, or store in the refrigerator for a fortnight.
Harvesting July - September, as soon as the pods begin to swell. If allowed to grow too large the pods will become starchy.
Cooking Notes Eat the peas raw, or steamed. Add to salads, pasta dishes or make into soup. Or try it in Sarah's Potato and chard salad with pea pesto recipe.
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Delivery

Plant Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 3-4 weeks for despatch. For fruit & veg bare roots/crowns, please allow up to 2 weeks for despatch.

Seeds Delivery - When in stock, please allow 2-3 days for despatch.

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Pea 'Alderman' reviews

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Rosie

Lovely peas, so easy to grow. My daughters love eating them straight from the pod.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Sally-Ann

Bought for pea shoots. A bigger packet would be good.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Joe

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Reviewed 23rd November 2018 by Gayle

Okay didn't grow very well