‘Little Marvel’ is a compact plant that will produce a lot of tasty peas. Little Marvel garden pea was introduced in the early 1900’s by Sutton and Sons of Reading, England. It is a cross of ‘Chelsea Gem’ and ‘Sutton’s A-1.’ This hardy plant grows 30 inches (76 cm.) tall and produces 3 inch (8 cm.) long pods. The pea Little Marvel does need some staking and grows abundantly in Ireland. Start them as soon as the ground is workable(after frost,or under protection fleece) and you will be enjoying peas in 60 days.