Little Marvel Garden Pea - Packet

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$2.50
Per Packet
In stock
SKU
DL013866
You could call Little Marvel the superhero of garden peas. It's small in size but packed with sweetness. Great in cool climates with shorter summers. Stake the vines for support in your garden or containers. Each pod produces 6-7 medium-sized peas that are crisp and tender. Delicious fresh, frozen, cooked, or canned. 65-75 days.
Plant Information
Introduced in 1908 and also known as American Wonder, Little Marvel garden peas are an English variety that is a cross between Daisy and William Hurst. It won the distinguished "All-America Selections" award in 1934 and has been prized for decades for its perfectly sweet flavor. Little Marvel garden pea plants are petite in size (15-20 inches tall), but very generous yielders, producing countless hardy green pods 3-4 inches long that each house 6-7 medium-sized, crisp green peas with a very sweet flavor. Plant your seeds in early spring as soon as the soil can be worked, and continue planting every 2-3 weeks to enjoy successive crops all summer long and even into the fall. A dependable shelling variety, Little Marvel garden peas are ready to be picked when you can see that the peas have enlarged inside the pods and the pods are still a bright green. Hold the vines while harvesting to avoid tearing them. Pop the pods open at the seam and scoop the peas out with your thumb. Very crisp in texture and super sweet in flavor, Little Marvel garden peas are very versatile and will taste just a fantastic whether fresh, frozen, canned, or cooked.
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SKU
DL013866
Ships To Canada
Yes
Ships As
Seed
Seed Life Cycle
Annuals
Row Spacing
12-24 inches
Seed Spacing
1-3 inches
Planting Depth
1 inch
Item Package Size
Packet
Space After Thinning
Not required
Days To Maturity
65-75
Days To Germinate
7-14 days
Botanical Name
Pisum sativum
Advantages
Good for Containers
How To Grow
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