How many peas to plant next year?

dalepresMay 16, 2010

I planted 25 feet of Alaska peas this season in our Oklahoma garden. We're not getting more than a handful of pods ripe at the same time so we never get enough for a meal for just the two of us.

This year, we're just experimenting and restoring our long-neglected garden area but next year I'd like to plant enough to get 40 or 50 pints of frozen or canned peas put up.

How many feet are we going to have to plant? Have any of you been successful in planting enough peas to put up all you wanted? If so, how many did you plant and how much did you get put up?

Thanks.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
farmerdilla

I typically plant 3 lbs of English peas, which on average shell out about 20 quarts. Space wise that is 4 80 foot rows. Alaska yield fairly well, so a 25 foot row should give you close to a quart per per picking. Alaska's are more everbearing then most so they don't all get ready at the same time, but still either they are producing properly or you picking too soon. I don't know you climate, but here I palnt smooth seeded varieties Alaska and Willet Wonder around Thanksgiving for spring harvest.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2010 at 8:19AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
seed germinate
Got some blackened pea seed in the bulk section a the...
dons916
Anybody know what cultivar????
Sorry about the blurry phone pics... We've been growing...
mav72
Margaret Best Greasy Cut Short
These took 66 days to the first picking. I planted...
shuffles_gw
where to find Hilda/Helda romano pole beans?
Two yeas ago health problems interfered with getting...
matthias_lang
The Mayocoba Bean story
Have you heard of the controversy that evidently went...
ruthieg__tx
Sponsored Products
Campania International Castelvecchio Cast Stone Planter - P-613-AL
$744.99 | Hayneedle
Cedar Screen in Rectangular Planter Christmas Decor
$799.00 | FRONTGATE
Florentine Wall Trellis
$229.00 | FRONTGATE
Homecrest Kashton High Back Dining Chair - 1K379-03-CINNABAR
$350.00 | Hayneedle
Jaipur Brio Brocade Transitional Floral Pattern Polyester Tufted Rug - RRC022100
$62.00 | Hayneedle
Natural Beauty Faux Floral - MULTI COLORS
$495.00 | Horchow
Jaipur Rugs Pura Vida PV01 Area Rug - Bermuda Blue - RRC008010-0015
$58.00 | Hayneedle
Jaipur Nuance Area Rug - RUG103225
$58.00 | Hayneedle
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™