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
Snap Pea has been planted 10 times by Growstuff members.
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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What people are saying about snap peas
I have been concerned about my pea planting because we had some unseasonably cold weather after I planted them. But I see a few sprouts from the Cascadia and Mammoth Melting [snap pea](crop)s. The Green Arrow shelling [peas](crop) have no sprouts so I replanted them today. [Turnip](crop)s hav...Read more
How to grow snap peas
snap pea is a variety of pea
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Snap pea harvests
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