[Market-farming] GREEN PEAS

Janet Bachmann janetb at ncat.org
Tue Oct 28 13:41:31 EST 2003


"English" peas and also sugar snaps and snow peas have done well for me 
when planted in February.  We are on the northern edge of zone 7.  I 
have also tried to plant them in late summer for a fall crop, and lost 
them to frost at 22 degrees F.  

Windsoap at aol.com wrote:

> We have planted green or "english" peas several times and been hit or 
> miss, mostly miss, on our timing.  Has anybody in the mid south had 
> success?  How early in the spring can we plant?  How much frost/freeze 
> will they take?  Have customers begging for them; advice appreciated.  
> Thanks
> Wendy Akin
> Akin Farm
> Terrell, tx  (East of Dallas)
>
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Janet Bachmann
Agriculture Specialist
National Center for Appropriate Technology
P.O. Box 3657
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