Time to plant
Peas do best when grown during cool-weather periods. Warm weather shortens the harvest season. The
seeds are easy to grow because they will germinate at soil temperatures of 45° F. Most peas will tolerate
In suitable climates, peas can be planted more than once a year for a continuous harvest.
Planting Dates for Peas*
North and North Coast
Monterey County north
San Luis Obispo County south
Sacramento, San Joaquin valleys
Imperial and Coachella valleys
*Areas are large, so planting dates are only approximate,
as the climate may vary even in small sections of the state.
Contact experienced gardeners in your community and experiment
on your own to find more precise dates.