pea spacing?

Mindyw3(5)February 26, 2012

My package instructions seem different then whay ive typically seen...it says to plant in 3 inch wide troughs and space 1 in apart every direction. They are strike peas. They get about 2 ft yall. Does this sound like a good method? If i do it this way i will end up with 2 3 inch wide rows spaced 6 inches apart in a raised bed. There were pole beans in this spot up to frost last year. Any suggestions?

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planleaf3

3 inches apart in ever direction if it is bush variety

    Bookmark   March 1, 2012 at 12:54AM
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farmerdill

I grow strike in double rows 8 inches apart at 1 one inch spacing. 2 feet between the double rows.

    Bookmark   March 1, 2012 at 8:34AM
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pitcom(7a)

I plant 3" in every direction because i plant in raised beds and like to maximize my growing space.. Whether its 20-30" tall varieties or small bush types like progress #9. The peas produce wonderfully when planted so close together. The only pitfall is that you should be diligent in picking them because many will be hidden.

    Bookmark   March 1, 2012 at 9:43AM
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Mindyw3(5)

Thanks guys. I went ahead and spaced them slightly more them the package instructions. And did a full 2 ft wide row.

    Bookmark   March 1, 2012 at 12:39PM
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