PEA (SHELLING) - Melbourne Market seeds

SKU: BW-VB-54_25g

Size: 25g
Sale price$4.09


PEA Melbourne Market (Massey Gem) (Shelling Pea) Seeds

Pisum Sativum

25g & 100g Seeds - Open-Pollinated & Treated* seeds

Pea Massey Gem is a very popular variety for professional farmers or home gardeners. It is the most widely used commercial shelling pea variety for the fresh market in Australia. 

These quick maturing dwarf plants grow to 60-75 cm tall and produce large pods containing 8 peas.  Massey Gem peas taste sweet and are suitable for freezing. They are hardy, disease-resistant and suited to cold areas. 

Sowing Instructions 

Sow in late Summer to Autumn, Need a minimum of 13-15°C to germinate. Soak in water for a few hours, Sow 20mm deep, 40cm apart. Emerge in 10-14 days. Grow indoors during extreme weather & transplant when mature. Harvest in approx. 70-80 days 

A propagation note will be supplied with the seed packet for your convenience.

*Important Note 

These seeds are treated with a fungicide (Thiram/ Mefenoxam/ Fludioxonil), DO NOT eat the seeds or feed them to animals. Keep them away from children & animals. Wear gloves and thoroughly wash skin with water & soap after touching the seeds. Treated seeds do not affect your crops or harm insects such as bees. These treated seeds are strictly for propagation or growing in the garden only. THE RESULTANT CROP IS EDIBLE. 

Fungicide seed treatment may be an AQIS (Biosecurity, Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, Government of Australia) requirement for certain seeds varieties. Treated seeds may be dyed a distinct colour. Read the label on the seed packet before usage.


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