A variety of pea on which others are based, the Hurst Green Shaft is a classic favourite among growers and consumers alike, producing a heavy crop of deep green pods with approximately ten peas inside. With an excellent flavour, these peas also have a long cropping period and can be enjoyed for an extended period over the summer.
Germination: 7-14 days, 20-25ºC
Plant height: 150cm, depending on supports
Preferred position: Full sun, 5cm deep and 60cm apart