(Pisum sativum) Wando is one of the most versatile and reliable peas. This variety is more drought resistant than other peas and can tolerate the heat of warmer climates. Consistent producer of abundant pods with about 8 delicious, sweet peas each.
An excellent choice for the home gardener or commercial grower.
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Plant outdoors as early as 3-4 weeks before your last frost date in well drained soil that is raised into beds or rows. Sow early crop seeds 2" deep in light soil or 1" deep in heavy soil. Thin to 2"-3" apart. Provide a thin wire, stake, or string for them to climb. This will provide more room for growth and result in higher production.
Soak seed in water for 12 - 24 hours before sowing.
Using soil inoculation will increase yields by boosting the available nitrogen in the soil.
Once established, peas supply their own nitrogen, so go easy on fertilizers.
Peas are a cool weather crop; quality and quantity suffer when the temperature rises.