English Pea (Pisum sativum 'Freezonian') in the Peas Database

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Vegetables
Year Introduced: 1947
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: USA
Hybridizer or Originator: Rodgers Brothers (Syngenta)
Days to harvest: 70

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 4-5 feet
Plant Spread: 12- 15 inches
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Leaves
Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Pollinators: Self
Parentage: Thomas Laxton X World's Record

Comments:
Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Oct 30, 2012 12:05 PM

Freezonian is a tall pea that must be trellised. Exception yields of first quality peas. Relatively small 3 inch pods. I grew in double rows with 12 inches between rows and a five foot woven wire fence between the rows.

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