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Peas: Alaska Garden

Very early; great for short season areas; good yields of delicious soup peas. An heirloom from 1880.

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Peas: Blue Podded Blauwschokkers

A beautiful and ornamental pea that produces lovely purple-blue pods. Fun to grow and good to eat, the perfect crop for kids and those who like color.

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Peas: Green Arrow

This favorite English heirloom variety for home gardeners produces loads of 4 to 5" pods full of plump, sweet, dark green peas on 30" plants. Double pods set heavily at the top of the plant for easy picking. Excellent fresh flavor holds well for canning and freezing. Resists wilt and mildew.

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Peas: Lincoln Garden

An old-time pea introduced in 1908. High-yielding and tasty, this pea does better than many in warmer weather. The tightly-filled pods are easy to shell, and compact vines are a good choice for small gardens.

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Peas: Little Marvel

Dwarf, 16" vines produce double-borne pods, each 3-1/2" pod containing 6 to 7 peas per pod. Resistant to fusarium wilt. An old dependable variety.

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Peas: Peas, Shelling (Vine)

Peas have been cultivated by humans for anywhere from 8,000 to 12,000 years. Dried Shelling Peas are typically used for soups or stews, and fresh shelled immature peas are good lightly steamed or boiled. Unlike Snow Peas or Snap Peas, their pod is too fibrous to be edible, and the peas themselves must be removed from the shells. Vining varieties require staking or trellising and are generally more productive than bush varieties.

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Peas: Penelope

Penelope has extra long fancy pods making it an excellent choice for retail sales. They are very easy to shell and have very good eating quality. For summer or fall harvest. Good yield. Excellent uniformity.

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Peas: Sabre

Sabre's heavy-bearing vines that fill up early with scrumptious, sweet and nutty-tasting garden peas. Expect big yields from these easy-to-work, 2 1/2 to 3 foot vines that bear double sets with well-filled pods each with 10 to 12 tender peas that shell out easily. You'll have a hard time getting these peas into the kitchen because they're so good eaten fresh off the vine! Sabre is resistant to fusarium wilt, races 1 to 6, powdery mildew and root rot.

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Peas: Tall Telephone

Long vines reach up to 6 feet with support, and large pods yield 8 to 10 peas each. The peas are large in size, being sweet and tender. This popular garden favorite was introduced in 1881 and is still a standard with many.

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Peas: Wando

This pea was introduced in 1943 and is a great pea for the South, being somewhat heat resistant and can be planted later than most peas. Medium-sized peas are great fresh or frozen.