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Sugar Snap Snap Pea Seeds

Sugar Snap Snap Pea Seeds

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Snap peas are best eaten fresh and there's nothing like picking them right off the vine. The French call edible podded peas mange tout meaning "eat all." An All-America Selections award winner, 'Sugar Snap' provides an extended harvest of thick, crunchy 3" pods filled with flavorful peas. Vines tolerate some heat. Grow climbing 6'–8' vines on poles or a trellis.
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  • Variety Info
  • Sowing Info
  • Growing Info

Variety Info

Days to Maturity: 70 days

Family: Fabaceae

Type: Snap Pea (Learn more)

Native: Western Asia, Europe, and North Africa

Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual

Exposure: Full sun

Plant Dimensions: 6'–8' vines

Variety Info: Sweet, crunchy, 3" long edible pods with plump peas.

Attributes: Heat Tolerant, Frost Tolerant

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 40°F, ideally 60°–80°F and again 10 to 12 weeks before your average first frost date. In Mild Climates, sow in fall or winter for winter harvest. Best grown in temperatures less than 85°F.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days

Seed Depth: 1"

Seed Spacing: 2"

Row Spacing: 4'–6' apart

Thinning: Not required.

Growing Info

Harvesting: Snap peas should be harvested when peas are plump; pick regularly to increase yield. Use scissors to harvest or hold vine with one hand and pick the pods with the other; vines are fragile.