Ed Hume Seeds

Cascadia Pea

PEAS Cascadia Bush

Low growing vines produce an ample harvest of sweet, juicy, plump, three inch pods. This variety is disease resistant and tolerant of later spring plantings. Developed by Dr. Baggett of Oregon StateUniversity. Approximately 64 days to maturity.

Special Directions for Short Season Climates

SOWING: Sow directly into the garden in early spring as soon as the soil is workable. Sow seeds 2 inches apart and cover with 1 to 11/2 inches of fine soil firmed down. Sow successive plantings at 3-week intervals until early May. Sow late July to early August for fall harvest. 

SPACING: Leave 2 to 21/2 feet between rows. Can be grown in wide rows sowing seeds 2 inches apart in all directions.

GERMINATION: Completely dependent upon outdoor temperatures and soil warmth, usually one to two weeks. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.

Ed's Special Advice

Keep moist throughout the growing season. Eat pod and all. Ideal variety for eating fresh or freezing. Pods snap like a bean. Uses include stir fry, salads, dips or fresh out of the garden. A delicioussource of many vitamins and minerals.


Return to seed rack   Back to home page