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Pea 'Norli' (Mangetout) - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Pisum sativum, Snow Pea

Hardy Annual

Pea 'Norli' is a French variety producing high yields of tender pods, early in the season. Crops are best picked small for crisp, stingless, dark green Mangetout with a fabulous sweet flavour. This productive and compact variety holds a coveted RHS AGM and shows good resistance to Fusarium wilt. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 25cm (10").

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Ideal For:
patio, kitchen garden
Flowering Period:
May, June, July, August
Sowing Months:
March, April, May, June
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (150 pea seeds)

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    • £2.99
Direct sow Mangetout peas outdoors from March to June, once the soil as warmed. Choose a weed-free position on moist, fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Sow Mangetout seed in flat bottomed drills at a distance of 5cm (2") apart, and 4cm (1½") deep. Allow a distance of 75cm (30") between rows. For successional crops, sow Mangetout peas every 10 days.
Support Mangetout plants with twiggy sticks, wire or netting as they grow, and use fine netting to protect pea crops from birds and pea moth damage. When growing Mangetout peas, regular and thorough watering especially when in flower will improve crop yields. Harvest edible podded peas around 12-13 weeks after sowing just as the peas inside start to form. Regular picking will encourage further cropping.
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