Pea: Massey Gem (shelling)

Pisum sativum
80 seeds/pkt
  • Dwarf (bush)
  • Popular market variety
  • also known as Melbourne Markets

$3.25 inc GST

Pea Massey Gem

$3.25 inc GST

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Product Description
Planting Guide

Product Description

Dwarf (bush) growing to 50cm producing pods to 9cm. Great flavour; very sweet. Very popular market variety. Disease resistant. Cold tolerant. Freezes well. Is also known as 'Melbourne Market'. Very popular for professional farmers or home gardeners. Massey Gem is the most widely used commercial shelling pea variety for the fresh market in Australia. Dwarf plants that grow to 50 cm tall and produce large pods containing 8 peas. This variety is considered the sweetest of the shelling pea varieties and is suitable for professional farmers and home gardeners.

Planting Guide

Method: Direct
Planting Depth: 20mm
Best Planting Season/s: , , , ,
Germination: 7 to 10 days at 5-25C
Life Cycle: Annual
Plant Height: 50cm
Row Spacing: 50cm
Plant Spacing: 10cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to maturity/flowering: 85 days
Other: Plants will require some support, pick regularly to prolong flowering