Shelling Pea Massey Gem Vegetable Seeds

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  • Grow as sprouts, microgreens or garden peas.
  • Also known as Melbourne Market.
  • Should be grown with support or trellis.
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Shelling Pea Massey Gem Vegetable Seeds

  • Dwarf bush type shelling pea that grows up to 75 cm height.
  • Hardy and disease resistant.
  • Produces tender, sweet pods that are approx. 9 cm length.
  • This variety can be grown as a microgreen or garden pea.

Growing Instructions (Garden Peas)

  • Plant space: 8 – 10 cm.
  • Row space: 50 cm.
  • Soil depth: 2 cm.
  • Soil temperature: 5 – 25 °C.
  • Germination days: 7 – 21.
  • Grow in late Summer through to Autumn (suitable for growing in Spring in cooler climates).
  • Full sun. Well-drained, moist soil.
  • Harvest: 70 – 80 days.

Growing instructions (microgreens)

  • Grow in soil or coir peat. A hydroponic method is not recommended.
  • Soak 250 grams of seeds in cold water for 4 – 8 hours (10 x 20′ growing tray).
  • Cover with ample amount of water as these seeds will double in size during the pre-soak stage.
  • Sprout seeds for approx. 1 – 2 days with a sprouting jar or sprouting tray. Plant the seeds when they have sprouted a ‘tail’ that is approximately 2 – 3 mm.
  • Add 2 – 3 cm of soil or coir peat to your growing tray. Use a tray or small block of wood to flatten the soil. Lightly water. Sprinkle seeds evenly over the surface of the soil.  Lightly water.
  • Cover your seeds with a growing tray and store in a well ventilated, cool, dark spot. Water 1 – 2 times daily. Keep covered for 2 – 4 days.
  • Remove top tray and expose the plant to light. Water twice daily. Ready to harvest in 8 – 14 days.

 

Seed Germination Guarantee

Seed Guarantee

Our seeds come with a satisfactory germination rate guarantee for 3 months from date of purchase if stored correctly. Store seeds in a cool, dry place (under 10°C) or in an airtight container in the fridge.

Product Specifications

  • No chemical treatment.
  • Non-GMO.
  • Open pollinated.
  • Botanical name: Pisum sativum.
  • Variety: Massey Gem.
  • Seeds per gram: 4.
  • We do not ship to WA or Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.