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Pisum sativum 'Early Onward'

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Pisum sativum 'Early Onward'

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Holder of the Royal Horticultural Society's prestigious Award of Garden Merit, Pisum sativum 'Early Onward' produces heavy crops of well-filled, blunt-ended pods, much earlier in the season than related variety 'Onward'. A compact variety, it needs minimal staking.

For best results grow Pisum sativum 'Early Onward' in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Sow outdoors from March to June for cropping between June and October. Water once a week as soon as the plants begin to flower and form pods.

Family: Papilionaceae

Genus: Pisum

Species: sativum

Cultivar: Early Onward

Plant type: Vegetable

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Time to plant seeds: March to June

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