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Pea, Pisum sativum, is an annual herbaceous legume in the family Fabaceae grown for its edible seeds and seedpods. The pea plant can be bushy or climbing, with slender stems...
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Problem with peas

Pea    Canada

What's going on with these pea plants? The bottom leaves appear to be dead and the top is doing well?

Asked by: Jeremy Kirouac (3 points)   Posted:May 25, 2016

1 answer    635 views

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Peas infested with spider mites

Pea    None Given

Many of my plants have been infested by spider mites! How can I save my greenhouse from this?

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:April 6, 2015

1 answer    1364 views

Snap Peas' leaves discolored and stems rotting/snapping

Pea    Jupiter, FL, United States

seedlings in the ground- only about 2.5 weeks old. Half of crop is browning (like rotting) at the base of the plant and leaves are curling up and getting variegated. What is...

Asked by: Alyssa Wood (1 point)   Posted:September 11, 2014

1 answer    1623 views

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Why have some of my peas shriveled in the pod?

Pea    NY

I picked my first handful of snap peas this morning while I was watering. They taste delicious but when I opened a few pods I noticed that only 2-4 peas had properly filled...

Asked by: Sophie Brooks (3 points)   Posted:June 21, 2013

2 answers    2707 views

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What type of soil best suits Oregon Giant Sugar Peas

Pea    Zeeland, MI

Many years ago, we planted a huge patch of these peas and had TONS. Then for several years we didn't plant any. I've recently started planting them (in the same garden area) and...

Asked by: Conni Schaftenaar (2 points)   Posted:June 20, 2013

3 answers    2760 views

Brown leaves on pea plants
Leaves on pea plant turning brown

Pea    NY

My container garden on my balcony has been going quite well recently but I have ran into a problem with my peas. I am growing Burpees Super Snappy and had been trying to get...

Asked by: Sophie Brooks (3 points)   Posted:May 30, 2013

1 answer    4233 views

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Trellis spacing and training peas

Pea    UK

I wondered if I could trouble you for some advice about the best method of trellising pea plants. What is a good spacing for the slats on the trellis? and how can I train the...

Asked by: Robyn (4 points)   Posted:April 2, 2013

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Can peas grow in a sandy soil?

Pea    None Given

I have been researching what I can grow in my soil as it is, are peas a good idea? I would ideally like to grow some sugar snap varieties or will the plants not tolerate it. I'm...

Asked by: Jenny Robertson (2 points)   Posted:March 29, 2013

3 answers    4129 views

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Getting started with peas in containers

Pea    NY

I am a complete gardening novice. I've never grown any of my own plants before and I don't even have a garden. I have a small balcony and would really like to grow some pea...

Asked by: Sophie Brooks (3 points)   Posted:February 14, 2013

1 answer    2146 views