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Asparagus Pea Gardening Guides for Students + Teachers + Organic School Gardens

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    • Asparagus Pea Vegetable
    • Asparagus Pea Growing guide Avoid making young plants too wet; they are slow to develop and prone to rotting. Water plants after flowering starts to make pods more tender GROW PLANT Suggested varieties: Tetragonolobus purpureus (botanical name) Sow seed 1cm deep in pots and transplant, or sow in single or double rows. Space plants 15x30cm apart. Choose fertile soil in sunny site Equipment needed None Regularly cut off pods when 2-3cm long. Longer pods are stringy. Pods are easier to pick in the evening as the leaves fold downwards EAT J Vegetable Spring Term F M Sow indoors A Summer Term M J J Sow outdoors 2.5cm = 1 inch 30 cm = 1 foot A Plant out/transplant Autumn/Winter Term S O N D Harvest Use cloche Give it a go… Average time to harvest 8-10 weeks Germination time 21 days Average plant size 60cm tall, 15cm wide. Family group to grow with Legumes: beans, peas Seed saving group 2 - Annual, can cross-pollinate Key nutritional content Vitamin C, folate