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Peas and beans are easy to grow and great for children too. Sowing in succession (every few weeks) means you'll have a continuous crop throughout the summer. Try growing sweet peas next to your runner beans to improve pollination.
Pea 'Kelvedon Wonder' (First Early)
First EarlyA popular RHS AGM variety for successional sowings throughout spring, and a particular favourite for June sowings. Pea 'Kelvedon Wonder' produces 2 pods per node with each narrow pod containing up to 8 succulent peas. This heavy yielding and reliable first early variety shows resistance to Pea Wilt, and good tolerance to Downy Mildew. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 25cm (10").
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Pea 'Misty' (First Early)
RHS AGM variety, Pea 'Misty' was specially bred for producing heavy crops, early in the season. Abundant yields of blunt 8cm (3") pods are mainly borne in pairs and filled with plenty of succulent peas. This superb first early variety sets flowers and pods over a particularly long cropping period and shows resistance to fusarium wilt. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 25cm (10").
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