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Pea 'Miragreen Shell'

Pisum sativum

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Miragreen Shell is part of the Pisum genus and is a Pea variety. Its scientific name is Pisum sativum 'Miragreen Shell'. 'Miragreen Shell' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar.

Dark green 4- to 5-in. pods have exceptional fill, with 8 to 10 rich, sweet peas per pod. Always tender and delicious, Miragreen will produce for months, even in the heat! You get more production in less space; vigorous 4-ft. vines simply require a support to climb. Plump peas are a treat fresh, and every bit as tasty frozen—enormous yields ensure you’ll have plenty for all uses.

This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Miragreen Shell is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.55 metres (5.04 feet).

Miragreen Shell Pea is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Miragreen Shell have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Miragreen Shell

  • Partial Sun

  • Very High

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water very often. Keep in mind when planting that Miragreen Shell is thought of as half hardy, so it will need cloching or fleece protection when the temperature dips. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Miragreen Shell are Zone 3 and Zone 9. Miragreen Shell needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 to 6.5 (weakly acidic soil).

Growing Miragreen Shell from seed

Look to ensure a distance 2.97 inches (7.62 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.99 inches (2.54 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 4°C / 39°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Miragreen Shell about 35 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Miragreen Shell

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Miragreen Shell is a half hardy plant.

Harvesting Miragreen Shell

Pea Miragreen Shell Etymology

heirloom shelling pea