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Bitter Peas

Postby pickerandsinger » Thu Jul 04, 2013 12:12 pm

Any Pea-Pickers out there got an idea of what would cause my heirloom purple blossom peas to turn bitter...The plants look half way healthy bar the rain and the hot-weather....The hybrid Sugar Ann snap peas don't seem to be bothered as much, but their not as sweet as normal....I suspect hot weather, to much rain but maybe something else....
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Re: Bitter Peas

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:04 pm

Peas are usually bitter in hot weather. Plant as early as you can work the soil, for best flavor/. Ed
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Re: Bitter Peas

Postby pickerandsinger » Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:54 am

Thanks Ed, I figured it was heat or to much rain.....Last couple of years has been tough to plant crops that like cool weather as well....At least for me as I don't return from Florida till the 1st of April....I had the same problem last year...Anyhow thanks for the response...Dave
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