Ed Hume Seeds

Super Sugar Snap Pea

PEAS Super Sugar Snap

Improved Edible Pod, Pole


An improved selection of the popular sugar snap pea. Super Sugar Snap is earlier, with more numerous, plumper pods. It is also more disease resistant, making it more suitable for late pea plantings. Delicious eaten fresh out of the garden in salads, for dips, steamed or stir-fried.

Special Directions for Short Season Climates

SOWING: Sow directly into the garden as soon as soil is workable in early spring. For continual harvest make successive plantings at 3-week intervals until mid spring. Sow seeds 2 inches apart in rows. Cover with 1 inch of soil.

SPACING: Leave 2 to 2 1/2 feet between rows; slightly closer if limited for space.

GERMINATION: Completely dependent upon outdoor temperatures and soil warmth. Usually 1 to 2 weeks.

Ed's Special Advice

Although a little shorter than original sugar snap, it is wise to provide pole, trellis or string support when its climbing vines are 3 to 6 inches tall. Strip out strings from pods prior to eating. Pods freeze well for later use. In mild weather areas Super Sugar Snap can be started in late July or early August for a fall crop.

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