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Tall peas are are a little more work in that you need to provide supports,but you get a much, much bigger yield from a given space. Beware that some of the older varieties will grow to 6 foot plus in fertile soil! Dwarf plants about 3 ft tall that make extremely sweet peas right at the start of the season. It has nice dark healthy foliage and bears a decent number of pods.

It really stands out in terms of how quickly it makes peas, and has a great taste as well - both fresh and cooked. Very high sugar levels. Ready a few days later than Oskar, but still very quick to crop. We loved it the first time we grew it but it has taken several years to get it into the catalogue.

Exceptionally tender and well-flavoured. Quick growing gourmet pea, very rare. The name is from the French for a special type of pruning knife, reflecting the remarkable sickle-shape of the pods! It has smooth rather than wrinkled seeds, so it can be sown early without risk of rot, but pick small for sweetness.

Fast growing, curved pods, slightly flattened sweet peas. It grows to around 4 - 5 foot tall, and looks stunning on a wigwam or peasticks for a decorative feature that also produces lots of tasty peas. Given to us by Vivi Logan, we are delighted to add this to our collection. Grown for us by Daniel Blackburn in Pembrokeshire. Order PeRK - 50 seed very rare! Telephone Pea very tall A well known and much loved tall pea - six foot plus - that we recommend as an early-maincrop pea.

It has heavy yields of large pods with sweet, non-starchy peas inside. Medium tall vine, use as maincrop. And yes, we checked: The real question is, of course, why should Carter want to call his pea after an effect first noticed when people were given electro-shock therapy in ? They are a very good pea nonetheless! It beats Alderman hands down. I took them down into the pub and put them on the counter and showed them round. What do you think of that then?

I asked them, everyone thought they were fantastic. The conclusion of a 4-year rescue project, here is your chance to grow a traditional UK variety that has been commercially extinct for years. But it was unavailable, other than seedbanks, for a long time. It grew really well, and more importantly, was true to the old descriptions. But for home gardeners, they give a great return for a small space.

So, after a few seasons, we have bulked it up from his original handful, and it available for you to try. I am going to send you some seeds of a Pea called Champion of England, my grandmother grew it in her very large garden in the village of Pickworth Lincs, I promised that I would always grow it and keep it going. She got the seed from the head gardener at a big country house during the war where my grandfather worked as a carpenter repairing wooden greenhouses and cold frames.

As to the pea it grows to ten foot high and the peas are 8 to 10 per pod and you start picking from the bottom and work your way up, it prefers to be sown at the end of April to avoid the pea moth maggot and takes about days to reach 10 ft. Aan amazing find- the genuine tall strain, well maintained over the years, and we even know the location it came from. Practically extinct, other than this harvest - hence the smaller packet.

But 80 seeds should be plenty to be honest, as it is really productive. And as it is like all our seeds real seed - not a hybrid - you can of course keep your own seed for resowing. So here you are, a wonderful old pea brought back from the verge of extinction. It grows to about 5 or 6 ft tall, and the special thing about Lord Leicester is that starts to flower very early on, but carries on to almost the end of the season - so you get peas over a long period.

The yield is good too - just look at all those pods in the picture! As far as we know, this is extinct, other than our crop - hence the smaller packet. The really notable thing about this variety is its fantastic flavour. But it is very much worth the wait - the peas are sweet, but also have a really outstanding taste. If you like it, DO save your own seed, as we are unlikely to be able to grow seed every year.

A rare variety, so do keep your own seed if you like it. It is a superb mange-tout pea, with beautiful yellow pods, tall productive vines, and a delicious crisp flavour. The yellow pods easy to see for picking, and great both raw in salads, or cooked as a vegetable.

Clare Maple, via email: Our neighbour, himself a traditional gardener but always open to new stuff, was interested in them. The huge pods the peas inside the pod in the photo are full-size are sweet and juicy, and children just munch them straight off the plant.

It matches the original description and engravings perfectly, even down to the pattern on the seeds and the number of seeds per gram. We hope you enjoy it! You eat the whole pod raw or cooked. Very rare, practically extinct. Jessy Dwarf Sugar-snap pea New for we have this short pea plant that needs no supports yet produces large numbers of very fat sweet juicy pods that you eat whole.

But they do make a fantastic ingredient in soups, stews, curries and other pulse dishes. If you want a high-protein crop that can be easily grown and dried in UK conditions, then this is the one for you. This variety has smooth greeny-grey seeds, that make a traditional UK style pea soup or tasty mushy peas if you prefer a darker coloured pea, look at the Latvian variety below.

Allow for growth to 6 foot plus, so make frames for them as you would runner beans or climbing french beans. This is a small starter pack of 60 seeds for you to multiply and help preserve this variety.

Pea seedsaving is very easy, and obviously as a soup pea they produce lots of seeds! So you should have no problem keeping back plenty to sow next year, as well as having a good crop for cooking. With all our rare peas, we recommend starting in modules to avoid losses to mice who will happily steal all your freshly planted valuable pea seed! It has really beautiful tan seeds speckled with a darker brown, obviously great for use in soups, but also good in other dishes that use dried pulses.

It also has pretty purple flowers which look very attractive in the garden. Again a smaller starter packet - but given a year or so you should be able to provide peas to most of your neighbourhood without much difficulty! Roveja Semi-dwarf soup Pea A very ancient variety of peas originating in the Middle east, today cultivated in only in a few Appenine regions in Italy.

Thanks also to its relatively problem-free cultivation this variety has been rediscovered in recent years and it did well for us in Wales in An ancient variety that is still well worth growing.

Then just stomp the peas out of their pods. More detailed seed-saving instructions are included with your seeds, so you can do all this yourself at home. Although a limited company, we have no shareholders. The aim is not to make huge profits, but to supply great seeds to home gardeners at reasonable prices, and to educate people about home seed-saving. As part of our ethical policy, all staff are paid the same hourly wage, including the directors.

We have spent years trying to find the best varieties for you. We think these are the best seeds you can sow, and we really hope that you enjoy growing your vegetables. We will refund or replace if you are in any way less than delighted with them, even including the flavour of the resulting crop!

Gardeners Should Save their Own Seed: Because these seeds are not hybrids, you can save your own seed for future use: Saving your own is easy. You will get great seed, and great vegetables adapted to your local conditions. Do have a go - read the seedsaving instructions we provide with every order, and also on this site. But membership costs just one penny. When you order, you will be charged a penny for a lifetimes Seed Club Membership. For details see terms and conditions.


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