Snap Pea Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon
How to sow snap pea: Direct seed outdoors, thin to 12cm apart when seedlings are 3cm high
Sun requirement for snap pea: Plant in Full Sun
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Snap peas are a cultivar group of edible-podded peas that have round pods instead of flat pods (like snow peas). They were developed in 1952 by cross-breeding snow pea with a mutant shell pea plant. The pods are edible and contain 3-8 peas. They are harvested when they are bright green, young, and tender. Snap peas are a cool weather crop and require trellising to support their climbing vines.
Median lifespan21 weeks
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