Highly versatile, wonderfully sweet and crunchy pods that can be eaten whole when young or shelled when mature. Shows excellent resistance to powdery mildew, ensuring reliable harvest. You can grow them in large containers as well as in beds, as long as they’re kept well watered. Protect younger plants from birds with twigs or netting and provide support with pea sticks or netting for easier picking, especially in windy locations. Keep moist and weed free at all times. For best yields regular picking is advised.Easy to grow and versatile, peas and beans make a delicious and nutritious addition to any meal. As well as being a traditional side, legumes also provide a terrific source of protein for a vegan diet. Peas and broad beans prefer cool conditions but need to be grown in full sun or partial shade. Short on space? Many varieties are well suited to growing in plant pots. Ideally you do not want to overcook either peas or beans, keeping just a touch of crispness.Characteristics:When To Sow: March-JuneWhen To Harvest: May-SeptemberSoil Type: Deeply dug, fertilised soilAdvice: Make 2 or 3 sowings for a longer harvestPacket Contents: Average 250 seedsLatin Name: Pisum sativumJohnsons’ premium ranges of flower and vegetable packet seeds feature captivating flowers and authentic vegetables from around the world. No matter what the size of your growing space, either a spacious garden or a limited patio, the high quality of Johnsons’ seeds cater for any needs.Explore more of our horticultural range; we have a wide selection of gardening essentials available from compost to plant pots Have a query or can’t find something you’re looking for? We receive new deliveries every week, so if the item you wish to purchase is currently out of stock, please contact our Customer Services Team and we may be able to reserve the items you require.Please note: Plants and seeds are classed as perishable goods and are excluded from our returns policy. This does not affect your statutory rights. See our Cancellation & Returns page for further details. In the unlikely event that you receive your goods damaged or you have been sent the incorrect item, please report your issues to our customer service team as soon as possible. Perishable goods cannot be returned unless we have sent the wrong item, or they are damaged.