Turnips (Brassica rapa, selection rapa) pair very properly with peas. Planting peas subsequent to turnips is akin to including fertilizer, besides peas do it naturally. That is due to the nitrogen-fixing capabilities of peas. Peas additionally develop upward, whereas turnips ship their progress down, due to this fact they occupy a unique rising area. This prevents them from getting in the way in which of one another’s progress.
Turnips can assist within the progress of peas as a result of they’re additionally soil aerators, creating house within the soil for moisture and vitamins to stream to the peas creating a pleasant give-and-take between the 2 vegetation.