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Pea 'Early Onward'

Pisum sativum

  • 8 plantings
  • 2 available for swap
  • 1 wanted
  • 14 stashed

Early Onward is part of the Pisum genus and is a Pea variety. Its scientific name is Pisum sativum 'Early Onward'. 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. Early Onward is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.55 metres (5.04 feet).

Early Onward Pea is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

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

How to grow Early Onward

  • 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 Early Onward 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 Early Onward are Zone 3 and Zone 9. Early Onward requires a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 - 6.5 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil.

Growing Early Onward 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 Early Onward about 35 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Early Onward

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

Harvesting Early Onward