Desiree Dwarf

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These tiny purple treasures from the Netherlands are easy to find and beautiful to see. The petite size of the Desiree Dwarf Pea makes them perfect for trellis-free growing in a container or anywhere in the garden. Excellent for stir-fries and soup; pick early when pods are still tender (50-60 days).

Each packet contains approximately 75 seeds.

Planting and Harvesting Tips:
This cool season crop thrives in sandy, fast draining soil and full sun. Sow in spring, no deeper than one inch and 2-3 inches apart in all directions. For bush types, space rows two feet apart; space climbing varieties in rows three feet apart or in double rows 6-8 inches apart with a trellis, fence, etc. Allow three feet between each double row.

Harvest pods when they are plump — usually three weeks after flowers appear — then shell and eat immediately; pods that are discolored or shriveled are past their prime. Harvest daily to keep plants productive.