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Capuchin pea Blauwshokker [Pisum sativum L. convar. sativum]

Capuchin pea Blauwshokker [Pisum sativum L. convar. sativum]

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Tips to reduce water requirements

We recommend mulching the beds
Experience has shown that by covering the floor with hay or straw, evaporation can be reduced by 80%. If you keep the beds evenly moist, an optimal humid microclimate will be created under the mulch. This not only promotes the growth of plants, but also enormously reduces water consumption. On our farm we only water every 2-3 days and irrigate a 200 m2 cultivation area in the Algarve in Portugal with 500l of water. Our beds are always moist, which promotes plant growth and harvest quality.

It is also advisable to keep the beds moist at all times, even if the bed is not used for a certain period of time
The desiccation of the soil leads to a huge decline in micro-and macro-organisms in the soil, resulting in a barren soil over time. Tests have shown that the water content in the entire bed with full-scale irrigation remains longer than if watering is only carried out selectively. Due to the small volume of the poured surfaces, in contrast to the large dry volume, they dry out faster than if the entire volume of the bed is filled with moisture. Similar to heating in an apartment.

Maintaining an energy level always requires less energy than having to achieve it again and again.

Shipping and pick-up information

We offer CTT shipping for Saagut Europe and USA far! With us you will always receive a tracking number to track your package. Shipping costs differ depending on the shipping region. Here is a list of regions and prices:

National Shipping
Portugal (with the Azores and Madeira Islands)
Envelope or package up to 500g = € 3.50
2 kg Bus Package = 8 €
Package over 2 kg = 16 €

Europe Shipping
Envelope up to 100g = 7 €
500g Bus Package = 9,50 €
1kg Bus Package = 14 €
2kg Bus Package = 20 €
Package over 2kg = 40 €

USA Shipping
Envelope up to 100g = € 7.50
500g Bus Package = 15,50 €
1 kg Bus Package = 24 €
2 kg Bus Package = 33,50 €
Package over 2 kg = 67 €

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The Capuchin Pea 'Blauwschokker' is an ancient, annual and robust variety of peas from Europe. The high-yielding plants bloom purple ones and form thick blue pods 5-12 cm long, with pale green cores. The full-bodied taste of the aromatic and very sweet variety is distinctive. In this garden pea species, young pods are consumed whole and mature raw or cooked. A trellis for climbing is required.

General information
Plant family: Fabaceae
Life Cycle: One year
Days to harvest: 75 days
Plant height approx.: 180 cm
Root Type: Heartroot
Nutrient requirements: Weak Eaters
Water Requirements: Means
Winter hardiness: Up to 0 °C
Location: Sunny
Floor: Permeable, deep, moist, calcareous, loamy, Humos

PH: 6 to 8

Sowing and planting information
Germ Type: Dark germ
Seed Depth: 3-5 cm
Optimal germination temperature: 5-15 °C
Germination time: 10-15 days
Planting, row spacing: 4x40 cm

Optimal mixed culture: Dill, fennel, cucumber, cabbage, corn, carrot, kohlrabi, lettuce, radish, radish, rhubarb, spinach, zucchini, lamb's lettuce, tarragon, strawberry, borage
Unfavorable mixed culture: Bean, pea, potato, leek, garlic, tomato, onion

Subtropic climate (Mediterranean) (e. g. B. Portugal, Spain, Italy)
Sow directly into the open from January to April and in autumn from September to November.

Moderate climate (e. g. B. Germany, Switzerland, Poland)
Sow directly into the frost-free open air from March to July.

Sow peas directly in rows. The optimal sowing time is on average from 5 to 10 ° C, but can also be sown at warmer temperatures. From a plant height of 10 cm, we recommend piling the plants with soil so that they thrive optimally. We recommend a framework for guiding the pea shoots up, which improves the yield and quality.
Pea prefers a sunny and open location with sufficient water and nutrient-poor, calcareous, humus, loosened and deep soil. Avoid waterlogging.

Additional tips
Since the soil is supplied with nitrogen through the roots, they should only be cut off after harvest and left in the soil. Due to the nitrogen excretions on the roots of the peas, planting in mixed culture promotes surrounding plants. In capuchin peas, the young pods and mature seeds are harvested. In order to quickly obtain a fine, crumbly and well-drained soil, an additional incorporation of biochar and primeval rock flour is recommended.

Type of propagation
Spread occurs via seeds.

Care Plants
A deeply loosened Beet is sufficient.

Germination ability of seeds: 3-4 years

Other Names
Botanical names: Pisum sativum L. convar. sativum
English Names: Pea, Shellpea, Palpea
German names: Pea, Pea, Pea, Capuchin Pea, Pea
Portuguese Names: Ervilha, Chagas, Ervilha pálida
Spanish Names: Guisante, Capuchina, Nasturcio
French names: Pois, Petitpois, Pois de pal, Capucine

  • Made in harmony with nature
  • All seeds and seedlings are genetically stable for further propagation
  • Our seeds are always checked for germination at regular intervals
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