Updated: Jun 9
This guide will help you:
✅ Choose the right planter for garden peas.
✅ Make a potting mix for garden peas.
✅ Show you where to grow the garden peas at home.
✅ And also give you a schedule to add nutrients and water for the plant.
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Hindi Name : बगीचे का मटर
Kannada Name : ಗಾರ್ಡನ್ ಅವರೆಕಾಳು
Tamil Name : கார்டன் பட்டாணி
Telugu Name : తోట బఠానీలు
Botanical Name :Pisum sativum
Native: Middle east
Materials needed to grow garden peas
Soil: Well-drained organic soil or enriched potting mixture (free from pest and disease)
pH: The ideal pH of the plant is 6 to 7.5
Planting container size: A good drainage 8 to 16-inch diameter and 8-14 deep inches ideal.
Where do I grow garden peas at home?
Temperature: It's suitable for all Indian cool weather conditions. For best temperature between 15 to 30 C
Sunlight: The sunlight requirement is more than 6 hrs.
Climate: It is a cool-season crop tolerant frost condition up to 5 C
Type of plants: Annual plant
Starting my garden peas plant.
Season: Best season for growth (Jan, Oct, Nov, and Dec)
Propagation: The peas are propagated by Seeds.
Planting: The normal spacing between plant to plant is 15cm to 20cm.
Planting depth: 2-3 cm depth then cover the seeds with fine soils
Caring for my garden peas plant.
Water requirement: Watering should be done when it's necessary a day. Plants cannot withstand heavy waterlogging conditions.
Nutrient: Apply well decompose plant and animal waste manures and also bone meal or blood meals and also liquid fertilizers.
Harvest time: The peas are ready for harvest once in pod development (after 70-80 days of planting).
Edible part: Mature green seeds
Plant life span: Up to 5 months
Plant protection for my garden peas
Pod borer Management :
Organic methods to control Neem oil spray 2-5ml per/liter. .
Spray the insecticide Dimethoate 30 % EC 2 ml/ lit or Flubendiamide 20 WDG 1-1.5 ml/ lit or azadirachtin 1.0% EC 3ml/ lit or chlorpyrifos 20 %EC 1.5 ml/ lit.
To control spray Neem oil 2-5ml per / liter or Dimethoate 30 % EC 2 ml/ lit or phosphamidon 40 %SL 1.5 ml/ lit of water.
To control spray neem oil 2-5 ml or wettable powder 2g/ lit or mancozeb 2g /lit or copper oxychloride 2.5g/ lit of water, 2-3 spray in 15 days interval.
To control spot spray neem oil 2-5 ml or mancozeb 2g/ lit or copper oxychloride 2.5g/ lit
Plant care and maintenance
✅ Apply regular organic nourishment for the plants
✅ Weekly once neem spray to reduce the pest and diseases.
✅ Plants require cool weather conditions and avoid waterlogging.