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Pea (Pisum sativum)

The pea is an annual vegetable
It is from the lentil family

pea

ROTATION

It is grown in the seed vegetable bed.

CULTIVATION

The seeds are sown in February to June during a waxing crescent moon.

NEIGHBOURING PLANTS

It likes being near carrots, turnips and potatoes.
It doesn't like being grown near to garlic, shallots and onions.

DISEASES AND PARASITES

Mildew, powdery mildew, canker and rust are the principal maladies.
Moth grubs, thrips, and pea beetles are the principal parasites.

ADVICE

Cover the seeds to protect them from bird attacks.