Snap pea. Sweet and crunchy edible pods and peas grow on tall vines. Pods are 2″-3″ long, and bear over a long picking period. Yields well in both hot and cold weather.
Pea – Sugar Snap – Pisum sativum
Soil & Water: Well drained, fertile, slightly acidic to neutral soil. Adequate water is needed for high yield.
Planting & Growing: Direct seed in early spring as soon as the soil can be worked. For best yields and easier picking, provide support at planting time with a fence or trellis.
Harvesting & Storage: Harvest when the peas enlarge in the pods. Good for freezing and canning.
- Soil Temperature: 50-80F
- Planting Depth: 1/2″-1″
- Germination: 6-10 Days
- Height At Maturity: 6′
- Days To Maturity: 50-70 Days
- Sun/Shade: Full Sun
- Spacing After Thinning: 2″-4″
- Approx Seeds per Pack: 25 Seeds
Product image via: Peaceful Valley Farm Supply