'Telephone' is a Pea variety in the Pisum genus with a scientific name of Pisum sativum. 'Telephone' is considered a heirloom cultivar. It is an Vegetable and is treated mainly as a Annual, This means that it grows best over the course of a single year. Telephone is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.55 metres (5.04 feet).
Telephone Pea is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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How to grow Pea 'Telephone'
Growing Telephone from seed
Some say to soak seeds in water overnight before sowing – also if direct sowing dip seeds in vegetable oil to stop mice from eating the seedsAim to sow 0.99 inches (2.54 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 0.99 inches (2.54 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 4°C / 39°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Telephone about 35 days before your last frost date.
Pea 'Telephone' information
How long does Telephone take to grow?
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An Heirloom Pea.. First described in Vilmorin’s famous book of 1885 on vegetable gardening
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