When are peas planted? | Gardening On

Green peas

Peas are very nutritious legumes, as they are rich in carbohydrates, proteins and lipids. They come from peas, which are very fast-growing plants that will be very useful even after the season is over, as we can use them as green manure.

But When are peas planted? If you want to make the most of the moment and thus achieve an excellent harvest, then we will give you a series of tips so that you can achieve it.

What do peas need?

Green peas


The peas to be able to develop correctly they need the weather to be cool and humid. They don’t like intense heat or dry weather too much. Therefore, to obtain the best harvests it is essential to sow the seeds as soon as possible so that, in this way, they can grow well.

In addition, it is convenient that the soil is fresh and has very good drainagesince otherwise the roots will not only not be able to root well but it is also very possible that the plants will grow weak. Therefore, if the land we have is very compact, it is advisable to make planting ditches 30-40cm deep and mix the soil that we have removed with perlite or river sand.

When are they planted?

Pea plant

pea plant

With all this in mind, the best time to plant peas is in the fall (towards the month of October in the Northern Hemisphere). It could also be done at the end of winter if we live in an area where winter is especially cold, with frosts of more than -5ºC. In just 12-14 weeks after planting them, we will be able to collect the first pods that we can use to make delicious recipes.

If we have planted varieties of enrame, it is important that we put supports that they can use to hook their tendrils.

However, the peas will be able to ripen without problem problema.

When are peas planted? | Gardening On

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