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Pea Snap 'Sugar Daddy' Seed Pack

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Sugar snap peas are SO expensive in the grocery store, and the organic ones are even more so. Solution? Grow your own!

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"Sugar Daddy' snap peas have come a long way from the original sugar snap pea, and both were developed by Dr. Calvin Lamborn, so he knew what improvements were needed. This variety produces 3" long, completely edible green pods that are stringless and grow on a short vine (less than three feet!) that is much more disease-resistant than its predecessors. Although staking isn't required, some sort of trellis or support will make harvesting all those delicious crispy sweet pea pods easier. This is a cool season crop, so plant outdoors just when the soil is warm enough and again in mid-summer for a second fall harvest. 

Botanical Name Pisum sativum
Mature Size Plant is 24 " - 30" vine
Light Sun to partial sun
Cold Hardiness Frost tolerant annual
When to Sow Outside RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 40°F, ideally 60°–80°F
When to Start Inside Not recommended
Special Germination Instructions Successive Sowing: 10 to 12 weeks before your average first fall frost date.
Days to Emerge 5 - 10 days
Seed Depth 1"
Seed Spacing 2"
Row Spacing 18"
Thinning Unnecessary
Maturity Date 62 - 75 days
When to Harvest Snap peas should be harvested when peas are plump; pick regularly to increase yield. Use scissors to harvest or hold vine with one hand and pick the pods with the other; vines are fragile.
Additional Info Short fence or trellis aids in harvesting peas
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