Wando is a popular variety of Pea, which belongs to the Pisum genus (Pisum sativum 'Wando'). 'Wando' is considered a heirloom cultivar.
This heirloom shelling pea can take heat much better than other varieties. It is an excellent choice for warm climates or for late planting. Though, it is a heat tolerant variety, it also handles the cold as well as other peas, so it can be planted in early spring just the same. The 18"-30" plants have 7-8 medium sized peas in each 3 1/2" pod. Sow a crop in early spring for summer harvest and another crop in mid-summer for fall harvest. In zones 9-11, they can even be grown for winter harvest.An annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Wando is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.55 metres (5.04 feet).
As Wando Pea is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.
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How to grow Pea 'Wando'
Growing Wando from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Wando about 35 days before your last frost date.
Pea 'Wando' information
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It was introduced in 1943 and is the result of a cross between Laxton’s Progress (an English pea) and Perfection (a New England heirloom).
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