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PlantFiles: English Pea
Pisum sativum 'Mr. Big'

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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: Mr. Big

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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

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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

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Negative moucha On Oct 20, 2010, moucha from Kamiah, ID wrote:

No experience with this pea, but if it comes from Seminis I wouldn't use it for a second - - - - they do mostly all GMO's. To me that truly defeats one of the purposes of growing ones own garden. . . healthy food. Just my two cents worth.

Positive Farmerdill On Jan 13, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A large podded cultivar from Seminis. Vine reaches 28 inches with pointed pods up to 7.5 inches long. (58 day) Resistant to fusarium wilt race 1 and powdery mildew. The vines only attained 15 - 18 inches here, Nice, large pods and a reasonable yield.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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