Sutton's Harbinger Pea
English introduction by Suttons Seeds in 1898; won an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1901. Very early heavy-cropping variety. Excellent quality eating pea. Plants are 28-32" tall.
- 52-60 days
- Shelling pea
- Excellent texture and flavor
- Vines grow to 32 inches
- Heavy cropping variety
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
Great germination even in cool soil.
Great germination even in cool weather
by Garden wiz
Would recommend this to anyone fun to grow
Germinated directly in soil. Sweet and delicious peas.
Amazing peas. The best pea harvest I've ever had.