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Sweet Gem Sugar Snap Pea Seeds (Organic)

Sweet Gem Sugar Snap Pea Seeds (Organic)

Sugary Snap Sensation

The Sweet Gem Sugar Snap Pea, a distinguished cultivar of Pisum sativum, presents a valuable choice for gardeners and culinary enthusiasts. Developed through specialized breeding, this variety is celebrated for its sweet, succulent pods and robust growth habit. The plant typically attains a height of up to 5 feet, necessitating support structures like trellises for optimal vertical growth. Its foliage is characterized by a vibrant green color, with white flowers that eventually develop into the edible pods.

These pods are notably sweet and crisp, making the Sweet Gem variety a preferred choice for fresh consumption and a variety of culinary preparations. Planting is ideal in early spring or late summer, catering to the plant's preference for cooler growing conditions. The Sweet Gem thrives in well-drained soil, maintaining a pH level between 6.0 and 7.5, and requires access to full or partial sunlight.

Harvesting these peas at the correct time is essential to maximize their flavor and nutritional content. The pods should be picked when they are swollen, indicating the peas inside are still young and tender. Frequent harvesting not only ensures a continuous supply of fresh peas but also encourages further pod production. The Sweet Gem Sugar Snap Pea's combination of delightful taste, visual appeal, and ease of cultivation makes it an optimal choice for those seeking to enrich their garden with a productive and tasty vegetable.

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Description

The Sweet Gem Sugar Snap Pea, a distinguished cultivar of Pisum sativum, presents a valuable choice for gardeners and culinary enthusiasts. Developed through specialized breeding, this variety is celebrated for its sweet, succulent pods and robust growth habit. The plant typically attains a height of up to 5 feet, necessitating support structures like trellises for optimal vertical growth. Its foliage is characterized by a vibrant green color, with white flowers that eventually develop into the edible pods.

These pods are notably sweet and crisp, making the Sweet Gem variety a preferred choice for fresh consumption and a variety of culinary preparations. Planting is ideal in early spring or late summer, catering to the plant's preference for cooler growing conditions. The Sweet Gem thrives in well-drained soil, maintaining a pH level between 6.0 and 7.5, and requires access to full or partial sunlight.

Harvesting these peas at the correct time is essential to maximize their flavor and nutritional content. The pods should be picked when they are swollen, indicating the peas inside are still young and tender. Frequent harvesting not only ensures a continuous supply of fresh peas but also encourages further pod production. The Sweet Gem Sugar Snap Pea's combination of delightful taste, visual appeal, and ease of cultivation makes it an optimal choice for those seeking to enrich their garden with a productive and tasty vegetable.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 0.1"L x 3.25"W x 4.5"H

Features

  • Cold Hardy
  • Fixes Nitrogen
  • Grow on a Trellis
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Requires Staking
  • Succession Planting

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
USDA Growing Zone: 3 - 10
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Spring
Growth Habit : Vining
Life Cycle : Hardy Annual
Plant Family : Leguminosae (Legumes)
Planting Time : Fall
Planting Time : Spring
Planting Time : Summer
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Sun Requirements : Full Sun

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Well drained, fertile, slightly acidic to neutral soil. Adequate water is needed for high yield.

Planting & Growing: Direct seed in early spring as soon as the soil can be worked. For best yields and easier picking, provide support at planting time with a fence or trellis.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest when the peas enlarge in the pods. Good for freezing and canning.

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