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Now or Later Pea
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Now or Later Pea

A Dual-Purpose Pea

This unique new variety allows you to pick peas early for slender, crisp and stringless snow peas or wait till later to pick when the pods have filled out with 10 to 12 sweet shell peas. Prolific variety produces tons of pods if you want some of both! Plants held up to the heat better than any other variety in our trials. 61 DAYS.

Seed Counts: A packet of 225 pea seeds sows a 15-ft. row; 1/2 lb. sows a 50-ft. row.
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  • 1/2 lb of seeds
  • $11.99
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  • Botanical Name: Pisum sativum 'Now or Later'
  • Height: 24 inches.
  • Spacing: Simply broadcast the seed in the row, allowing the seeds to fall as they may, some even touching. Cover with an inch of soil in the spring; two inches in the summer for your fall crop. Don't thin the pea plants when they germinate. May plant "double" rows
  • Depth: 1- 1 1/2 inches deep.
  • Spread: 6 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: Heavy yields.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Medium green pods average 4 inches long and are filled with 10 - 12 sweet, tender peas at maturity.
  • Days To Maturity: 61 days.
  • Zone: 3 - 9.
  • Germination: 6 - 17 days.
  • Form: Upright, annual.
  • Flower Form: White
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 225 seeds per packet which plants a 50 foot row.
  • Comments: Enjoy the best of both worlds with this unique pea. Pick early for slender, crisp and stringless snow peas or pick later for sweety shell peas. The pods fill out with 10-12 plump peas. Prolific variety produces tons of pods if yiu want some of both! Plants hold up to the heat better than any other variety in our trials.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Spring 2020 Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A to 4A 11/1/19 - 6/15/20
4B 11/1/19 - 6/15/20
5A 11/1/19 - 6/15/20
5B 11/1/19 - 6/15/20
6A 11/1/19 - 6/15/20
6B 11/1/19 - 6/15/20
7A 11/1/19 - 6/15/20
7B 11/1/19 - 6/15/20
8A & B 11/1/19 - 6/15/20
9A & B 11/1/19 - 6/15/20
10A & B 11/1/19 - 6/15/20
Last Order Date 6/12/2020

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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