The Q&A Archives: Peas Planting Time

Question: I have been told that in my area, the time to plant peas is on St. Patricks Day. This year, I did and now the temperature dropped below 32F last night. Is St. Patricks day too early? And will the seeds freeze?

Answer: Peas are very cold tolerant and are normally planted about six weeks before the last anticipated frost date for your area. They should be fine. Unbelievable, but true.

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