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Pisum sativum 'Alderman' (Pea 'Alderman')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Intermediate
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
4 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
1.4m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.6m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Pisum sativum 'Alderman'

Other names: Pea 'Alderman'

Genus: Pisum Pisum

Variety or Cultivar: 'Alderman' _ 'Alderman' is a tall, climbing, perennial legume, often grown as an annual, forming small white flowers followed by bumber crops of long green pods with great flavour in summer.


Pisum sativum 'Alderman' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Summer

Foliage: Grey-green in Summer

Habit: Climbing

How to care

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Specific pests: Aphids , Birds , Slugs , Snails Aphids , Birds , Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Pisum sativum 'Alderman' (Pea 'Alderman') will reach a height of 1.4m and a spread of 0.6m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: Add to salads, Beds and borders, Flavouring food and drinks

Cultivation: Peas like a deeply dug, well manured, non-acidic soil. Select an open spot which has not grown peas during the past two seasons. Add lime if needed. Shortly before sowing, feed the soil with a general fertiliser. Sow seeds in flat trenches.

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Pisum sativum 'Alderman'

Other names: Pea 'Alderman'

Genus: Pisum Pisum

Variety or Cultivar: 'Alderman' _ 'Alderman' is a tall, climbing, perennial legume, often grown as an annual, forming small white flowers followed by bumber crops of long green pods with great flavour in summer.


Pisum sativum 'Alderman' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Summer

Foliage: Grey-green in Summer

Habit: Climbing

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Birds , Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Pisum sativum 'Alderman' (Pea 'Alderman') will reach a height of 1.4m and a spread of 0.6m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: Add to salads, Beds and borders, Flavouring food and drinks

Cultivation: Peas like a deeply dug, well manured, non-acidic soil. Select an open spot which has not grown peas during the past two seasons. Add lime if needed. Shortly before sowing, feed the soil with a general fertiliser. Sow seeds in flat trenches.

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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