Sugar Snap - Pea


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Snap peas are well known for their crisp, sweet pods. So good eaten fresh off the vine. Has a long season from chilly to warm weather. 3" pods filled with flavorful peas. Vines can tolerate some heat. Climb 6'–8' vines on poles or a trellis. 2g ~ 75 seeds.

Plant seeds directly into the garden starting 3-5 weeks before average last frost date or as soon as the soil can be worked. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 50-70 degrees. It can take seed about 2 weeks to germinate at 50°F, less as the soil warms. For taller varieties, use crop supports such as a trellis or chicken wire to keep vines upright. Planting double rows of peas on each side of a trellis will result in a more productive harvest. For a fall crop, sow about 2 months before frost. Keep seeds well watered to encourage good germination.

Scientific Name: Pisum sativum
Days to Maturity: 58
Seed Depth: 1"
Days to Sprout: 7-14
Plant Spacing: 2-3"
Row Spacing: 2'
Light Requirements: Sunny
Plant Height: 5-6'
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: Yes