Snow pea pods per container

lilacs_of_mayJune 23, 2007

I'm growing snow pea pods in a container outside. Could I have more than one pea plant in it? It's a large container, not like a little flower pot.

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jimster(z7a MA)

I have never grown peas in a container. But when I grow them in the ground, I space them closely.

If I were to grow peas in a container I certainly would plant more than one. I would plant a seed every four inches all over the container. I think they won't mind that and you will get a more worthwhile yield.

If this is a bad idea, someone please straighten me out.

Jim

    Bookmark   June 23, 2007 at 5:26PM
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happyday(WI4a)

I was going to suggest 4 square inches per plant, too. Also, try to keep the pot cool, maybe shade it from the sun or put it inside another pot, or use a white pot. Peas like it cool. A black pot in the sun might make them unhappy.

    Bookmark   June 23, 2007 at 6:04PM
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