Oregon Sugar Pod II Snow Pea Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Oregon Sugar Pod II Snow Pea Days to Maturity: 60-70, Annual
- Oregon Sugar Pod II Snow Pea Hardiness Zones: 3-9
- Oregon Sugar Pod II Snow Pea Planting Depth: 1”
- Oregon Sugar Pod II Snow Pea Plant Spacing: 3”
- Oregon Sugar Pod II Snow Pea Row Spacing: 18-24”
- Oregon Sugar Pod II Growth Habit: Dwarf/bush/Short-vine
- Soil Preference: Loamy, sandy and well-drained
- Temp Preference: Cooler to warm
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Pests/diseases: Slugs, aphids and pea moth
- Oregon Sugar Pod II Pea Color: Glossy chartreuse pods, green peas
- Oregon Sugar Pod II Pea Flavor: Fresh, sweet, delicate, crisp, rich
Oregon Sugar Pod II Snow Pea Growing Habits
Non-GMO Oregon Sugar Pod Snow Pea (Pisum sativum) plants grow as dwarf bush-types with nearly no string, reaching their short vines 25-30”. These hardy snow peas are a garden heirloom, producing delicate 4” chartreuse-colored pods that thrive in cooler conditions and northern regions. Your annual vegetable will develop sweet and little sugar peas throughout late spring or early fall. Oregon Sugar Pod II varieties will continue providing flat pods as an abundant crop with vigorous growth. These snow peas have a rich harvesting season as their glossy texture and bright flavor remain fresh for longer. This nearly no-string pea plant will lend its final pair of double-pods once temperatures rise above warm or drop to freezing. This type of pea blooms white and violet-colored flowers, before going to seed.
Culinary Uses for Oregon Sugar Pod II Snow Pea Vegetable Seed
Oregon Sugar Pod Snow Peas are sweet heirlooms that can be eaten fresh or cooked. The crisp and delicate 4” flat pods make a perfect rich addition to stir fries or sauteed with sesame oil, lemon, butter and peanuts! As a cold hardy vegetable, these bush-type snow peas are a popular ingredient in Asian cuisine.
Medicinal Uses for Oregon Sugar Pod II Snow Pea Vegetable Seed
Oregon Sugar Pod II Snow Peas provide this no-climbing variety with nearly no string, making it easy to harvest this type of pea for medicinal purposes. Non-GMO pea seeds can be made into an oil and used as a remedy for skin or digestion. The oil from pea seeds manages progesterone production and has also been taken to lower the hormones affecting pregnancy probability. (Not used as a preventative). In many ancient civilizations, different cultures took teas or herbal medicine as a way to assist health.
Benefits of Growing Oregon Sugar Pod II Snow Pea Vegetable Seed
Flat snow peas with edible pods such as Oregon Sugar Pod II varieties, are a rich nitrogen source for your soil and boosts the overall health of your garden. Hardy peas are resistant to bacterial diseases such as wilt, downy mildew and pea enation mosaic virus—while helping with the development and flavor of other cool season vegetables. Grow your lettuce, tomatoes or turnips next to your pea plants and see! This variety of pea is known to remain sweet with glossy texture for an abundant harvesting season. As a bush-type with no-climbing short vines, Oregon Sugar Pod II Peas develop well in containers and thrive in northern regions with cooler conditions.
Oregon Sugar Pod II Snow Pea Garden Vegetable Seeds Per Package:
- 1 oz - Approximately 90 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 360 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 1,440 Seeds
- 5 lbs - Approximately 7,200 Seeds