Tips for Growing Peas

September 11, 2018

Peas are one of the oldest cultivated vegetables (although botanically the pods are a fruit and the peas are seeds). Peas are a very versatile crop you can grow peas for the fresh green seeds, the green pods, foliage, young shoots for sprouts and microgreens, and dried seeds.

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Peas grow best between temperatures of 50°F and 70°F (10– 21°C). They can tolerate warmer temperatures, but you will need to water more frequently. If you're growing peas indoors, stick to cooler parts of your home and grow lamps that emit less heat.

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