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PlantFiles: English Pea
Pisum sativum 'Freezer'

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pisum (PEES-um) (Info)
Species: sativum (sa-TEE-vum) (Info)
Cultivar: Freezer

Category:
Vegetables

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Herbaceous

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
From seed; direct sow after last frost

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

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

There many variations of English pea bearing this name. This particular cultivar I obtained from the T. W. Woods Seed Company in Richmond VA. They went out of business the next year and were replaced by Producer's COOP which no longer carried this cultivar. With the exception of Green Arrow, it is one of the best English peas that I have tried. The short blunt pods are set in pairs. Good yield and flavor.

Regional...

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

Fairlawn, Virginia



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