Growing Sugar Spring Snap Pea Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Pisum sativum
- Other Names: Sugar Snap
- Days to Maturity: 58 days
- Hardiness Zone: 3-9
- Planting Depth: 1”
- Plant Spacing: 6”
- Row Spacing: 2’
- Growth Habit: Vine
- Soil Preference: Moist, well-drained
- Temp Preference: 60-70℉
- Light Preference: Full sun, part-sun
- Pests/diseases: Fusarium wilt, aphids
- Color: Green
- Flavor: Crisp, sweet
Sugar Sprint Snap Pea Growth Habits:
Peas prefer cool temperatures so put them in the ground in the spring when the soil thaws. Plant in full sun, although peas can handle part sun in warmer areas. Plant 2-6 inches apart. Sugar Sprint Snap Peas can grow without supports but will stay healthier with supports. Pea plants will stay healthier if you harvest daily and look for fat and full pods.
Various Uses for Sugar Sprint Snap Pea:
Sugar Sprint Snap Peas are delicious right off the vine. If you are using them in the kitchen, try this simple recipe. Boil your preferred type of pasta in salted water. In the last 2-3 minutes of boiling time, put in Sugar Spring Snap Peas. Drain everything in a colander, toss with olive oil, parmesan cheese, fresh lemon, and preferred fresh herbs.
Sugar Sprint Snap Pea Benefits:
Sugar Spring Snap Peas are delicious, but also healthy too. Peas have vitamin C, and this is essential for healthy functioning immune system. Patassium in snap peas is essential for heart function. Vitamin K helps with bone health. Dietary fiber in peas help with digestion and helping to regulate blood sugar.
One of the earliest and latest pea varieties due to heat tolerance.
Seeds Per Package:
- 1 oz - Approximately 6,800 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 27,000 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 108,000 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 544,000 Seeds