Peas, Sugar Snap

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The variety with the most flavor, Sugar Snap Peas are the classic heavy-producing garden pea. Start in cool weather for best flavor. These vining plants require support. 

The original snap pea—enjoy fresh fast!

As soon as soil can be prepared, plant seeds 1 inch deep and 2 inches apart. Prefers a trellis, fence or stake to grown on. Plant in early spring and again in Fall 2 months before frost is due. Great for containers.

  • Lifecycle: annual (vining vegetable)
  • Sowing Method: direct
  • Time to Maturity/Harvest: about 1.5 months
  • Sun Requirement: sun
  • Ideal Germination: 40-70° F
  • Spacing: 2"
  • Depth: 1"
  • Height: 4'-6'
  • Seeds/Oz: 120
  • Seeds Per Packet: 40-45
  • Uses: Roast, sautéed, or eat fresh after removing the string around the pod. A good source of vitamin C and are high in fiber.
  • Plant Scientific Name: Pisum sativum