Growing Oregon Giant Snow Pea Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Pisum sativum
- Other Names: Oregon Giant
- Days to Maturity: 67 days
- Hardiness Zone: 3-9
- Planting Depth: 1/4”
- Plant Spacing: 2”
- Row Spacing: 1’
- Growth Habit: Upright
- Soil Preference: Moist, well-draining
- Temp Preference: 50-70℉
- Light Preference: Full sun, partial sun
- Pests/diseases: Pea root rot, powdery mildew
- Color: Green
- Flavor: Sweet
Oregon Giant Snow Pea Growth Habits:
Sow seeds directly into the ground when it is between 50-70℉. Oregon Giant Snow Peas will do best in cool and moist weather. Peas tend to be healthier when they are staked, but this variety does not require staking. Oregon Giants will grow to be 30 inches tall. Large pods are crisp and sweet to taste.
Various Uses for Oregon Giant Snow Pea:
The best use for Oregon Giant Snow Peas is eating them straight from the vine. Kids love this variety for how easy they are to grow and snack on. If you were cooking them, quickly stir fry snow peas in a skillet with other tender vegetables. These snow peas shine in the kitchen left as crisp as possible.
Oregon Giant Snow Pea Benefits:
Snow peas are a great weight-loss food. They are high in fiber, so this a helpful snack to feel full. High levels of fiber help regulate fiber. So this is a healthy and natural snack for people with diabetes. Oregon Giant Snow Peas also help reduce heart disease due to potassium and vitamin C. Vitamin C also helps the immune system.
Oregon Giant Snow Peas were developed at Oregon State University to be large and disease-resistant.
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