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Here are a few images to illustrate my previous pea post:

pea plant shadows
This is the shadows of the young pea plants on my windowsill, March 2017.

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Young pea plants on my windowsill, March 2017.

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The pea plot in my garden, May 2017. F3 Hybrid plants (Golden Sweet x Bijou (GSxB)) plants are on the block of canes to the right; the others (left) are Bijou and Golden Sweet. Note the height of the hybrids in comparison with the others - wahey!

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These GSxB flower buds will be open in a few days; note the creamy colour of the calyx (the pixie-hat bit), which indicates yellow pods will form.

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Note the pink splodge in the centre of these leaves; this is typical of pea plants with "wild type" mauve flowers. Gorgeous aren"t they?

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These are the F1 Golden Sweet x Shiraz (GSxS) plants; you can see the yellow stems of the GS I"ve accidentally mixed with them!

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This is the stem of one GS plant mixed with the F1 GSxS hybrids; the tendrils are tinged with red and there"s the red splodge again; who could resist?


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This is an F1 hybrid GSxs plant; note the absence of any yellow colouration in the tendrils, but the red splodge is still there.







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