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PlantFiles: English Pea
Pisum sativus 'Blue Bantam'

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pisum (PEES-um) (Info)
Species: sativus (sa-TEE-vus) (Info)
Cultivar: Blue Bantam

Category:
Vegetables

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Farmerdill On Jan 19, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is a cultivar with bluish green foliage and a very short stocky vine. It grows well and for a time replaced Little Marvel as our early wrinkled pea. In the Virginia piedmont it would out yield Little Marvel. Good flavor.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Troy, Virginia



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