Mr Fothergill’s 13253 Vegetable Seeds, Pea Hurst Green Shaft


  • Protect seedlings from birds with twigs or bird scarers
  • Vigorous, reliable with a superb sweet flavour
  • Good source of vitamin C, vitamin K and vitamin B1
  • A highly regarded early maincrop variety with long pods of 9-10 peas
  • 75 cm growing height

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Product Description

Pea hurst green shaft seed by Mr. Fothergill’s. Productive and sweet. One of the best traditional strains and a good choice if you intend to exhibit. Vigorous, reliable with a superb sweet flavour.Height: 75 cm/30in.Useful Information: Awarded the Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit; Vitamin C; Vitamin B; Vitamin KSow and grow: Outdoors, March-June where they are to crop, in flat drills 15 cm (6-inch) wide and 5 cm (2-inch) deep, in well-cultivated, fertile soil. Sow in a zig-zag fashion along the drill, allowing 5 cm (2-inch) between seeds. Fill the drill with fine soil and firm down gently. Allow 60 cm (2-feet) between rows. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 10-18 days. Harvest: May-September.Hints and tips: Protect seedlings from birds with twigs or bird scarers. Water well during dry spells. Ideal for deep freezing.Care and Cultivation: Early sowings benefit from frost protection. Stick or twigs, placed either side of the row for support, will make picking easier. Water well until plants are established. Successional sowings will ensure a continuous supply and long harvest. Pick regularly for the best yields.

Box Contains

1x 400 Seeds Pack

Additional information

Weight 10 kg
Dimensions 14.2 × 1.4 cm
Package Dimensions

‎15 x 14.2 x 1.4 cm; 10 Grams

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Moisture needs

‎Regular Watering

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Date First Available

1 Jan. 2009


‎Mr Fothergill?s Seeds Ltd


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    Peas. What to add other than this variety are nice and sweet

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    peter corbett

    Fothergills seeds arrived all as per delivery date, packets secure & again all as per described.

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    mr b.hillaby

    very good

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    Arrived very quickly and had a good priceAll the seeds grew and were lovely tasting

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