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Pea 'Kelvedon wonder'

Pisum sativum

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Kelvedon wonder is a popular variety of Pea, which belongs to the Pisum genus (Pisum sativum 'Kelvedon wonder'). 'Kelvedon wonder' is considered a heirloom cultivar.

Heirloom Pea, resistant to pea wilt and downy mildew. 65 dtm

Kelvedon wonder grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Kelvedon wonder is known for its Vine habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.55 metres (5.04 feet).

United Kingdom is thought to be the country of origin for Kelvedon wonder.

As Kelvedon wonder Pea is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.

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

How to grow Kelvedon wonder

  • Partial Sun

  • Very High

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water very often. Keep in mind when planting that Kelvedon wonder is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. As a rough idea of the types of climates Kelvedon wonder does best in, check to see if your local area is within USDA Hardiness Zones 3 and 9. Ensure your soil is loamy and has a ph of between 5.5 and 6.5 as Pea is a weakly acidic soil loving plant.

Growing Kelvedon wonder from seed

Plant as soon as soil is workable. Plant more every two weeks until mid spring for a continued harvest.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 2.97 inches (7.62 cm) and sow at a depth of around 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 Kelvedon wonder about 35 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Kelvedon wonder

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

Harvesting Kelvedon wonder

Ready in 75 days.

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late spring.

Other Names for Pea 'Kelvedon wonder'

Cud kelwedonu, kelwedon wonder, First Early,