Early Frosty Pea Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Days to Maturity: 60-64, Annual
- Hardiness Zones: 3-11
- Planting Depth: 1-2”
- Plant Spacing: 2-3”
- Row Spacing: 18-24”
- Growth Habit: Semi-dwarf/compact bush
- Soil Preference: Loamy, sandy and well-drained
- Temp Preference: Cooler to warm
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Pests/diseases: Slugs, aphids and root rot
- Early Frosty Pea Vegetable Color: Emerald peas, rich-green pods
- Early Frosty Pea Vegetable Flavor: Fresh, sweet, tender, crisp
Early Frosty Pea Growing Habits
Non-GMO Early Frosty Pea (Pisum sativum) plants grow as semi-dwarf compact bushes, reaching their vines 30” tall. Garden heirloom varieties such as Early Frosty peas produce 4” rich-green pods during cool to warm conditions. Your annual vegetables will provide sweet, fresh and tender hardy peas throughout spring or fall. Crisp emerald-colored peas will continue to grow and lend diverse options as a shelling pea crop. Peas can easily be removed from the inedible pods. Early Frosty Peas will be ready for final harvest, once it drops below freezing or before temperatures rise above warm, as your plants bloom white or lilac-colored flowers and go to seed.
Culinary Uses for Early Frosty Pea Vegetable Seed
Early Frosty English Peas are sweet heirlooms that can easily be removed from their inedible 4” pods. As a cold hardy vegetable, these shelling peas make the perfect addition to soups, stews and salads! Early Frosty Peas can be eaten as a fresh treat or by canning them so you can enjoy them throughout the winter. Early Frosty garden pea varieties are known to retain their sweetness up to 1 week after harvesting.
Medicinal Uses for Early Frosty Pea Vegetable Seed
Peas in general are high in nutrition. As Early Frosty Peas provide sweet and crisp flavor, this hardy vining variety has also been used to aid skin irritation. The heirloom non-GMO pea seeds can be ground up and used as medicine to help treat acne.
Benefits of Growing Early Frosty Pea Vegetable Seed
Early Frosty English Peas make a great companion plant and are a rich nitrogen source for your soil. As peas in general are able to fix nitrogen throughout their growth, these pea plants will not only boost the health of your soil, but will help replenish the environment as well! Plant your lettuce, tomatoes or turnips next to your peas and see how it benefits your overall garden. Early Frosty Peas can also be planted in containers 8” deep for gardeners with smaller spaces, along with compost to help them thrive.
Early Frosty Pea Garden Vegetable Seeds Per Package:
- 1 oz - Approximately 90 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 360 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 1,440 Seeds
- 5 lbs - Approximately 7,200 Seeds
- 25 lbs - Approximately 36,000 Seeds