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Pisum sativum 'Early Onward' (Pea 'Early Onward')

Intermediate
skill rating
4 hours care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Pisum sativum 'Early Onward'

Other names

Pea 'Early Onward'

Genus

Pisum Pisum

Variety or Cultivar

'Early Onward' _ 'Early Onward' is a perennial climbing legume, often grown as an annual, forming small white flowers followed by bumper crops of long, green pods containing small, round, edible peas that are ready in spring until the end of summer.


Pisum sativum 'Early Onward' is: Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Birds , Slugs , Snails Aphids , Birds , Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Pisum sativum 'Early Onward' (Pea 'Early Onward') will reach a height of 0.6m 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

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Pisum sativum 'Early Onward'

Other names

Pea 'Early Onward'

Genus

Pisum Pisum

Variety or Cultivar

'Early Onward' _ 'Early Onward' is a perennial climbing legume, often grown as an annual, forming small white flowers followed by bumper crops of long, green pods containing small, round, edible peas that are ready in spring until the end of summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Climbing


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Birds , Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Pisum sativum 'Early Onward' (Pea 'Early Onward') will reach a height of 0.6m 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

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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