English Pea 'Alaska' Seeds

Standard first early canning pea.

Availability: In stock

$2.50

Details

This variety was introduced in 1881 in England as 'Earliest of All,' by pea breeder Thomas Laxton. Alaska grows best in cooler weather and is among the earliest varieties picked each year. This variety produces good yields of five to eight smooth peas in each round pod. Delicious fresh, frozen, or canned.

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Additional Info

Botanical Name Pisum sativum
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 20 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1 in.
When to Sow Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past, Outdoors in early spring, a month before the last spring frost
Growing Height 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spacing 3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color White/Near White
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 50-60
Propagation Methods Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked, From seed; direct sow after last frost
Seed Collecting Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 50