British Wonder Pea
A large-podded dwarf pea of good quality and yield. Introduced in England by Taber and Cullen circa 1890; W. Atlee Burpee introduced it in America in 1904. Probably a selection from American Wonder. Short vines grow 3' tall and require trellising.
- 50-55 days
- ±2,000 seeds/lb
- Shelling pea
- Good yield and flavor
- Vines grow to 3 feet
This variety works for:
- Fresh eating
Peas can be eaten fresh and tossed with mixed greens or added to stir-fries.
Try roasting your peas and dipping the pods in a peanut-sesame dipping sauce. You can also roast them with potatoes and carrots and toss with olive oil, garlic, and herbs.
Fresh peas are an excellent addition to pasta in cream sauce with asparagus and mushrooms. Peas pair well with mint, feta or goat cheese, toasted nuts, and parmesan.
Fresh peas can be used in spring soups with watercress, mint, asparagus, or parsley.
Instructions - Peas thrive in cool weather. Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Seeds will germinate in 7-14 days. Double rows of peas can be planted on each side of a trellis.
- Direct Seed: 2-3" Apart
- Seed Depth: 1/2-1"
- Rows Apart: 24"
- Support: Trellis
Ratings & Reviews
Good producer in patio pots
Fabulous, but vines were a LOT taller than I was prepared for. The little kids in the neighborhood ate them raw, shell and all, and begged for more.