Alderman - Tall Telephone Pea
Open polllinated. Heirloom
- 75 days. , 5-6' tall, requires staking
- This classic heirloom was requested by gardeners who want a tall indeterminate pea.
- Alderman Tall Telephone Pea is exceptionally sweet large 5" pods contain 8 peas. Provide good 6' supports or trellis on a fence.
- A good choice when you ground space is limited as only a few tall vines will provide an extended harvest.
- Plant late winter until early spring to get production going before mid summer diseases can affect plants.
Planting Directions: Sow seeds directly outdoors in early spring as soon as the ground can be worked. Germinates at 40°- 75° . Plant seeds 1” deep, 3” apart, in rows spaced 2 1/2’. Plant directly outdoors again in summer approximately 2 months before last frost. Plant in full sun. For best quality peas harvest just before using.