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Pea Serge (For Pea Shoots)
Pea Serge Seeds - Pea Shoots
Serge is a vining pea that is semi-leafless, making it ideal for pea shoot production. Pea shoots are young pea plants which are very nutritious. Tender cripsy shoots and tendrils of young pea plants make a wonderful sweet tasting salad garnish or a perfect healthy snack. Commonly found in stir fry recipes.
Very easy to grow and quick to harvest!
Product Part Number: 85284
When to sow
When to Sow Serge Pea Shoots
Sow all year round for pea shoots. If growing as a traditional pea, sow seeds outside from April to June when the soil will be warmer.
How to Grow Pea Shoots
Select a seed tray or container 5-7cm (2-3in) deep . Fill with seed sowing compost, and sow serge pea seeds 1.5cm (1/2in) deep with a small gap between seeds.
What to do Next
Place the seed tray on a windowsill or underglass and keep moist. The crop will be ready to harvest in just 3 weeks after sowing, when the shoots are approximately 7-10cm (3-4in) tall. Snip off and use as a garnish. If cut correctly, these pea shoots will produce another harvest.
If growing pea plants, you may need to support them as they grow bigger. They will produce long pods filed with sweetly flavoured peas.
If grown as a traditional pea, the plants may needs supports and netting to protect them from birds and pests.
A good source of Vitamins A, C and E and Protein.