Massey Gem Pea at approximately 2.5 weeks ready for harvest the stalks are tender at this stage, unlike the Field Pea. Similar taste to the Snow Pea maybe not quite as sweet but not much difference. Click to hide.
The seeds are not quite as large as the SnowPea hence the sprouts aren't as large either, (also weighs less than Snow Pea so you get approximately 25% more seeds. Click to hide.
Massey Gem on the left and Snow Pea on the right at 2 weeks, the Snow Pea is ready for harvest, the Massey Gem could probably do with an extra 4 or 5 days but the leaves will never be as big as they are on the Snow Pea. Here shown growing in vermiculite and our organic-based nutrients, they are best cut at an early stage around 2-3 weeks and stored in the fridge inside a cotton bag which is then placed inside a container or a plastic bag. Click to hide.
Snow Pea on the left and Field Pea on the right at about one week. If you want to use the Field Pea in salad then you need to just cut the top leaves as the stalk is uncomfortably chewy, this is not the case with the SnowPea or the Massey Gem Pea even after 2 weeks. Click to hide.
The Massey Gem pea can also be grown as a regular pea just like you would find at the greengrocers or supermarket. Click to hide.
Massey Gem Pea
$1.77 – $94.03
Can be grown for Microgreens or Pea, similar to SnowPea in taste and texture, but cheaper but less leaf and slightly slower(also weighs less then SnowPea so you get approximately 25% more seeds). NZ, 85% germ minimum.
Can be grown for Microgreens or Pea, similar to SnowPea in taste and texture, but cheaper but less leaf and slightly slower(also weighs less then SnowPea so you get approximately 25% more seeds). Similar to SnowPea Microgreen in that, unlike the FieldPea the stalk remains tender, Standard, quick maturing, dwarf bush type 60-75cm, pods 3.5-5cm, sweet peas also suitable for freezing, hardy, disease resistant and suited to cold areas. Popular market variety. Sow autumn to spring. 70-80 days. grown in NZ, 85% germ minimum
Seeds for Sprouting Loose sprouts:- ie grown in our sprouting colanders or jars, you eat the leaf, stem & root Select Seed Name:- Alfalfa, Broccoli, Broccoli Organic, Fenugreek, Radish Daikon, Radish Red Arrow, Lentils Red, ChickPea,
Seeds for Microgreens & Herb Leaf :- ie grown in a tray, you eat the leaf & stem Select Seed Name:- Snow Pea, Field Pea , Massey Gem Pea , Radish Daikon , Radish Red Arrow , Silverbeet Ruby Red , Rocket Arugula , Coriander , Kale Red, Basil Genovese
330x245mm Tray Kits
Basic kit 01 (Microgreen Rect. Tray 330x245mm) which gives you everything you need to get started except for the seeds. You get one tray plus a grill insert, 3 L of Vermiculite growing medium(crushed rock that has been heated to give it a popcorn like effect, good for holding air and water). 250 ml of bio activated organic fertiliser, 1 foldout insect trap, 1 Perspex tool for flattening the growing medium and pressing the seeds into it plus the option of a cover.. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide.
470x170mm Tray Kits
Basic kit which gives you everything you need to get started except for the seeds. Using 2 different colour tray options to support up to 6 punnets with or without covers. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide.