Pea Hurst Green Shaft Seeds
One of the best traditional strains and a good choice if you intend to exhibit. Vigorous, reliable with a superb sweet flavour.
A Best Buy variety as recommended by the Gardening Press and Consumer Groups.
Planting & Harvesting
Sow & Grow
Outdoors, March-June where they are to crop, in flat drills 15cm (6") wide and 5cm (2") deep, in well-cultivated, fertile soil. Sow in a zig-zag fashion along the drill, allowing 5cm (2") between seeds. Fill the drill with fine soil and firm down gently. Allow 60cm (2') between rows. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 10-18 days. Harvest: May-September.
Hint's & Tips
Protect seedlings from birds with twigs or bird scarers. Water well during dry spells. Ideal for deep freezing.