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Vegetable Seeds - Pea

One of the oldest known vegetables, humans have been eating peas for thousands of years. Freshly picked peas are incredibly sweet – but eat them quickly, the natural sweetness converts to starch quite quickly after they’ve been picked.

For help in growing peas check out our guide here: Grow Your Own Peas

Pea Seeds

Pea Seeds

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Alderman Seeds

A tall pea grown all over the country since few varieties crop so well. The long, thick pods often contain 11 large peas of excellent flavour. Height 1.5-1.8m (5-6'). Recommended for deep freezing and exhibition. Maincrop/Late Peas - usually ready 14-16 weeks after sowing.

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Alexandra Seeds

A superb pea producing good crops of large, dark green pods packed with very sweet and tasty peas. Good mildew resistance. Can be sown late for an October harvest.

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Pea : Garden : Meteor

Round (First Early).Neat, dwarf habit producing an abundance of small but well-filled pods. Very good winter hardiness, even in exposed areas as a an autumn variety.

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Pea : Garden : Misty

First Early. An outstanding variety, producing a heavy crop of 7-8cm blunt pods, borne mainly in pairs against bright green foliage, filled with succulent tasty peas.

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Ambassador Seeds

Use fresh or frozen, this 'Onward' type pea is high in vitamin C and tastes delicious! Vigorous, with a high level of disease resistance (eg Powdery Mildew, Fusarium, etc.). Height 70cm (28"). Second-Early/Maincrop Variety.

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Avola Seeds

An outstanding pea, with excellent colour and flavour, producing up to 8 peas to each pod. Moderate tolerance to Downy Mildew. Height 60cm (2'). Recommended for freezing. Early Variety.

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Blauschokker

These peas could be mistaken for an ornamental if you grow them in your borders - the beautiful purple flowers can rival any sweet pea. But the real beauty of Blaushokker is the seed pods - they are dark purple in colour, so you'll never miss a pod again! Can be eaten young as mangetout, or leave them to mature. An amazing floral and edible variety, well worth growing.

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Ceresa (Petit Pois Type) Seeds

Up to 10 sweet and tasty little peas per pod! Because this pea is semi-leafless, picking is much easier, plus its many tendrils make it almost self-supporting. Height 50cm (20").

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Douce Provence Seeds

A tried and tested, early maturing, round-seeded pea, producing a good crop of sweet, tender peas. Height approximately 45cm (18"), so no staking required.

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Early Onward Seeds

Of vigorous growth, short jointed and heavy cropping with well-filled, blunt pods. Recommended for deep freezing. Height 60cm (2'). Early Peas - usually ready for use 11-14 weeks after sowing.

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Early Onward Seeds

A heavy crop of pods in pairs about 10 days earlier than Onward. Very popular. Early Variety.

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Elvas Seed

Powdery Mildew resistant An exceptional variety producing, on average, three pods to a node, each pod packed with 7-10 delicious, sweet-tasting peas. W = Wrinkled seed. Can be sown in succession from March to June. Suitable for deep freezing.

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Exzellenz Seeds

Produces long pointed pods containing up to 10 tasty peas. Tolerant to root rot diseases. Height 60-65cm (24-26"). Usually ready for use 11-14 weeks after sowing.

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Hurst Greenshaft Seeds

Borne in pairs, the pods are about 11cm (4") long and carry from 9-11 delicious, sweetly flavoured peas. Reliably produces heavy crops and is highly disease resistant. Height 60-75cm. Recommended for deep freezing and exhibition. Maincrop/Late Peas - usually ready 14-16 weeks after sowing.

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Hurst Greenshaft Seeds

Medium green pointed pods in pairs, each containing 9-11 peas. Resistant to downy mildew and Fusarium Wilt; recommended for exhibition. Second-Early/Maincrop Variety. Height 75cm (30").

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Ibis Seeds

An impressive new semi-leafless type (these plants are semi-self-supporting and are less prone to fungal diseases as with reduced leaf area i.e there is more air movement through the plants). Ideal for maincrop or late sowings because of its resistance to powdery and downy mildew, Ibis produces flavoursome peas for fresh use or freezing. Maincrop/late variety for spring sowing.

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Kelvedon Wonder Seeds

Producing a very heavy crop of well-filled, dark-green pods. One of the best peas for sucessional sowings. Resistant to mildew. Recommended for deep freezing. Height 45-60cm (1-2'). Early Peas - usually ready for use 11-14 weeks after sowing.

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Kelvedon Wonder Seeds

Extremely popular Thin-shelled pointed, narrow pods in pairs. Heavy yielding, and of fine flavour, it is also resistant to mildew and suitable for June-July sowing. Height 45cm (18"). Early Variety.

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Kew : Pea : Avola

An early-maturing variety producing an abundant crop of tender green pods, each holding 7 to 8 delicious peas which freeze well if not used fresh. The dwarf plants (about 60cm/24in) are ideal for containers as well as the kitchen garden.

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Lincoln

These peas are ideal for northern parts as they are more cold tolerant and shorter than lots of peas (2'), meaning they don't get damaged by strong winds.

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Lincoln

Pea 'Lincoln' produces curving green pods, each containing up to nine tender peas with an outstanding sweet flavour. This heritage early maincrop variety is reliable and well known for producing heavy crops with regular picking.

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Little Marvel Seeds

A popular early dwarf pea. The pods are blunt ended, produced in great profusion, and the peas have a particularly fine sweetness and flavour. Recommended for deep freezing. Height 45cm. Early Peas - usually ready for use 11-14 weeks after sowing.

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Little Marvel Seeds

Crops very well and good under cover Heavy crop of pods in pairs. Excellent under cloches, and used as substitute for Petit Pois. Height 50cm (20"). Early Variety.

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Mangetout - Golden Sweet Seeds

Attractive plants with pale green leaves, red leaf nodes and mauve flowers that are followed by an abundant crop of sweet tasting, golden-yellow 9cm (3") long pods. Height 180cm (6').

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Mangetout - Oregon Sugar Pod Seeds

A delicious 'Mangetout' Sugar Pea with long, fleshy, slightly curved pods. Gather while young and cook them whole.

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Mangetout : Golden Sweet

A tall growing variety with red leaf nodes and lovely mauve flowers followed by deliciously sweet pale golden-yellow, crisp pods. Best picked regularly before the peas swell in the pods, ideal steamed whole or added to stir fries. Mangetout Golden Sweet grows to 210cm (7ft) so needs support.

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Mangetout Pea : Kennedy

British breeding from Oregon Sugar Pod has produced this attractive darker green and sweeter-tasting mangetout variety. Flowers set earlier and yields are higher than Oregon, whilst Mangetout Pea Kennedy's strong plant habit coupled with its resistance to powdery mildew will extend the picking season.

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Mangetout Seeds - Sweet Horizon

For fresh use or freezing This true mange tout pea has a strong growth habit and produces a good crop of sweet and tasty "eat all" medium/dark green pods. Delicious stir-fried or steamed. Resistant to powdery mildew.

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Mangetout Shiraz

A burgundy mangetout with a savoury, chestnutty taste. Best eaten raw to keep their colour. Pretty bicoloured flowers and flat purple pods that are best picked young and eaten raw, steamed or stir-fried. Good resistance to powdery mildew and good tolerance to downy mildew.

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Mangetout Shiraz

Part of the James Wong Grow For Flavour Range. Pretty bicoloured flowers and flat purple pods that are best picked young and eaten raw, steamed or stir-fried. Good resistance to powdery mildew and good tolerance to downy mildew. Harvest May-September.

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Mangetout Sugar Bon

A dwarf-growing, early maturing, heavy cropping variety, producing short, broad, flat tasty pods. Delicious raw, steamed or stir fried. Sow March-June. Fusarium resistant. Height 60cm (2').

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Mangetout/Sugar Snap - Sugar Ann Seeds

An early and very productive pea, producing good crops of well-filled pods with peas that are delicious and sweet. Height 75-90cm (2 -3'). Recommended for deep freezing. These peas have edible pods which are thick and juicy - so no shelling is required! Round, firm and sweetly delicious, the tender young pods can be cooked and served whole, or if preferred, the peas and pods can be prepared and served separately.

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Maro

The premier 'marrowfat' variety ideal for making ever-popular mushy peas. Harvest the pods when fully dry and mature and the peas are hard and firm. Peas can also be soaked for stews and casseroles. Can also be eaten fresh when the pods are young - although the peas are less sweet then most garden varieties they do have a distinctive savoury taste.

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Onward Seeds

A first-class, early maincrop which carries heavy crops of dark green, blunt-nosed pods in pairs. Resistant to Fusarium Wilt, and of very fine flavour. Recommended for deep freezing. Height 75-90cm (2-3'). Maincrop/Late Peas - usually ready 14-16 weeks after sowing.

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Onward Seeds

Crops heavily with plump peas Very widely grown in all areas. Heavy crop of blunt-ended pods in pairs containing plump peas. Excellent for table and freezing and outstanding for exhibition. Resistant to Fusarium Wilt. Height 60cm (2'). Second-Early/Maincrop Variety.

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Oregon Sugar Pod Seeds

A superb Sugar Pea with long slightly curved fleshy pods which should be gathered young and cooked whole. Height 105-120cm (3-4'). Sugar Pod Type.

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Pea : Alderman (Heritage)

Well known and reliable, heavy cropping heirloom. Tall growing, so supporting the plants is essential. Plants carry a huge crop of large, curved, dark green pods containing up to 11 succulent, superb flavoured peas. Maincrop maturity. Height 150-180cm (60-72in).

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Pea : Garden : Balmoral

Ideally sown in May-June for harvesting in Sept-Oct to complete a full season's picking. Enjoy tasty peas late in the year with each pod containing an average of 7 peas per pod.

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Pea : Garden : Celebration

Wrinkle (First Early). New British breeding in small peas ('petit pois') with small dark green peas which hold both their colour and superb taste after freezing. The taste is so good that most of your crop won't even reach the freezer! Plants are semi leafless and self supporting if grown in a block.

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Pea : Garden : Hurst Green Shaft

Outstanding pod length - 4 to 4 1/2 inches, with 9-11 peas in a pod. Double podded too, it is a super heavy-yielding variety. Only 28 -30 inches tall, with all the pods in the top 10-12in - no more backache. A second early, wrinkle seeded variety, which matures in 100 days from sowing.

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Pea : Garden : Kelvedon Wonder

Reliable, early and can be used for successional sowing. Resistant to Pea Wilt, tolerant to Downy Mildew.

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Pea : Garden : Oasis 1 packet

(Maincrop) A British bred maincrop producing a huge yield of double pods per node, averaging 8 to 9 succulent, dark green peas per pod. Resistant to pea wilt and has good downy mildew resistance. Height: 60-70cm (24-28in).

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Pea : Garden : Rondo

An excellent, high quality, double podded variety guaranteed to out perform 'Onward' in every way. One of the best cropping varieties in T&M trials, with rich green, straight, long pods containing on average 10 deliciously plump peas. Wrinkle (Main) Resistant to Fusarium Race 1.

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Pea : Garden : Starlight

Wrinkle (Early Maincrop). Another from the British breeding stable. Attractive, very dark green leaves highlight the paler pods, held out at an angle for easy picking. Mostly double-podded but some treble-podded per node containing tasty dark green peas.

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Pea : Garden : Twinkle

Pick fresh, tasty peas early in the season with this quality, British bred variety. Enjoy trouble-free, bumper crops thanks to impressive Pea Wilt resistance and Downy Mildew tolerance. Perfect for successional sowing to give longer cropping period.

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Pea : Jumbo

Maincrop variety producing a very good crop over a long picking period on vigorous plants. Straight, long, pointed, large 13cm (5in) pods containing up to 10 plump and sweet tasting peas. Resistant to Fusarium race 1.

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Pea : Mangetout : Oregon Sugar Pod

This is surely the sensible way to grow and eat peas - no time consuming podding, no waste, just heavy crops of delicious, sweet and juicy pods of sugar-peas, often called 'Mangetout' or 'Snow peas'. Well flavoured and excellent for lightly steaming or stir fries.

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Pea : Norli (Mangetout) - Duchy Originals 1 packet

Sweet tasting flat pods, best picked whilst small and stringless. Height to 60cm. Fusarium wilt resistant.

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Pea : Sugarsnap : Sugar Ann

A fine quality Sugarsnap with round, fleshy, pale green, sweet tasting, succulent pods. Very early and heavy cropping. Ideal raw or in stir fries. Suitable for freezing. Eat immature when stringless but less sweet or remove string when fully developed.

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Pea Mangetout Seeds - Multicoloured Mix

A mixture of three very different tasting and looking mangetout peas: Shiraz, Golden Sweet and Oregon sugar pod. Shiraz has purple pods with a floury chestnut flavour and pretty blue bicolour flowers, Golden Sweet has golden yellow super sweet pods with gorgeous mauve flowers, Oregon Sugar Pod has long fleshy green pods with a grassy flavour and delicate white flowers.

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Peawee 65 Seeds

Producing 2-3 pods per node and 9-10 peas per pod, this outstanding pea will provide you with a bountiful crop of mouth-watering petit pois. Resistant to powdery mildew and fusarium wilt strain. Height 75cm (30").

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Sugar Snap Delikett Seeds

With a very sweet flavour, this round podded mangetout type pea will add a delicious flavour to your dinner plate. Height 75cm (30").

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Sugarbon Seeds

A dwarf growing early maturing pea, ready for harvest two weeks earlier than Sugar Snap. Heavy cropping with short, broad, flat tasty pods. Delicious raw, steamed or stir fried. Sow March-June. Fusarium resistant. Height 60cm (2').

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Tom Thumb Seed

Not the first vegetable that springs to mind when thinking of patio growing, but this superb dwarf variety is ideal, producing a good crop of sweet and tasty peas. It requires no staking and shows good frost hardiness.

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