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Pisum sativum 'Oregon Giant' (Pea 'Oregon Giant')

Intermediate
skill rating
4 hours care
per year
0.9m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Pisum sativum 'Oregon Giant'

Other names

Pea 'Oregon Giant'

Genus

Pisum Pisum

Variety or Cultivar

'Oregon Giant' _ 'Oregon Giant' is a perennial climbing legume, often grown as an annual, forming small white flowers followed by crops of long, green pods containing small, round, edible peas that are ready in late spring until the end of summer. Is resistant to pea mosaic virus, powdery mildew and wilt.


Pisum sativum 'Oregon Giant' 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 'Oregon Giant' (Pea 'Oregon Giant') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.5m 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 'Oregon Giant'

Other names

Pea 'Oregon Giant'

Genus

Pisum Pisum

Variety or Cultivar

'Oregon Giant' _ 'Oregon Giant' is a perennial climbing legume, often grown as an annual, forming small white flowers followed by crops of long, green pods containing small, round, edible peas that are ready in late spring until the end of summer. Is resistant to pea mosaic virus, powdery mildew and wilt.

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 'Oregon Giant' (Pea 'Oregon Giant') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.5m 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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