Donated by Rural Life Museum, Dereham, Norfolk. They were given the seeds by the late Mr Simpson, who worked on the Petworth Estate, West Sussex, where this variety had been grown since at least the 1940s. A very tall (2.4m), productive pea with a long season. Produces delicate white flowers followed by a generous yield of large, curved pods packed with marrowfat-type peas that remain tasty even when large. Sow to harvest 110 days (approx.)
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