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Organic Swiss Giant Snow Pea Art Pack

Organic Swiss Giant Snow Pea Art Pack

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Swiss Giant Snow Pea, scientifically known as Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon 'Swiss Giant,' is a delightful and versatile vegetable with a rich history in culinary traditions. This particular cultivar of snow peas boasts a unique blend of characteristics that make it a favorite among gardeners and chefs alike.

Originating from the temperate regions of Europe, Swiss Giant Snow Pea has evolved into a subspecies known for its exceptional qualities. It is recognized for its vigorous growth, producing long, deep green vines adorned with delicate, flat, and sweet pods. The plant features beautiful white blossoms that eventually transform into these delectable peas.

The taste of Swiss Giant Snow Pea is a harmonious blend of sweetness and crispness. The pods are tender, succulent, and refreshingly sweet, making them a delectable addition to salads, stir-fries, and snacks. They are often enjoyed fresh right from the garden, offering a burst of flavor that is both satisfying and nutritious.

To cultivate Swiss Giant Snow Pea successfully from seed, you'll want to provide well-drained soil with good organic content. Sow the seeds in early spring when the soil has warmed up but is still cool to the touch. Plant them in rows with support structures, as these peas can grow quite tall. Ensure they receive adequate sunlight and regular watering for optimal growth.

Swiss Giant Snow Pea is not only a delicious addition to your garden but also a nutritional powerhouse. Packed with vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber, it not only enhances the taste of your dishes but also contributes to a healthy diet. With its pleasing taste, crisp texture, and ease of cultivation, Swiss Giant Snow Pea is a must-have for any vegetable garden.

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Swiss Giant Snow Pea, scientifically known as Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon 'Swiss Giant,' is a delightful and versatile vegetable with a rich history in culinary traditions. This particular cultivar of snow peas boasts a unique blend of characteristics that make it a favorite among gardeners and chefs alike.

Originating from the temperate regions of Europe, Swiss Giant Snow Pea has evolved into a subspecies known for its exceptional qualities. It is recognized for its vigorous growth, producing long, deep green vines adorned with delicate, flat, and sweet pods. The plant features beautiful white blossoms that eventually transform into these delectable peas.

The taste of Swiss Giant Snow Pea is a harmonious blend of sweetness and crispness. The pods are tender, succulent, and refreshingly sweet, making them a delectable addition to salads, stir-fries, and snacks. They are often enjoyed fresh right from the garden, offering a burst of flavor that is both satisfying and nutritious.

To cultivate Swiss Giant Snow Pea successfully from seed, you'll want to provide well-drained soil with good organic content. Sow the seeds in early spring when the soil has warmed up but is still cool to the touch. Plant them in rows with support structures, as these peas can grow quite tall. Ensure they receive adequate sunlight and regular watering for optimal growth.

Swiss Giant Snow Pea is not only a delicious addition to your garden but also a nutritional powerhouse. Packed with vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber, it not only enhances the taste of your dishes but also contributes to a healthy diet. With its pleasing taste, crisp texture, and ease of cultivation, Swiss Giant Snow Pea is a must-have for any vegetable garden.

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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
  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
USDA Growing Zone: 3 - 10
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Fall
Growth Habit : Vining
Life Cycle : Annual
Plant Family : Leguminosae (Legumes)
Planting Time : Fall
Planting Time : Spring
Sun Requirements : Full Sun
Sun Requirements : Full Sun/Part Sun

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Peas are not particular about soil, but prefer those with plenty of added organic matter and a pH of 5.5-6.8. Provide moderate water until bloom, then lower the water rate.

Planting & Growing: Peas perform best in cool weather between 60-75°F; growing season may be extended using shade cloth or frost fabrics. Presoak seeds to help prevent disease and to speed germination. This pea's wilt resistant 4'-5' tall vines should be trellised.

Harvesting & Storage: Peas are usually ready for harvest about 3 weeks after the flower appears and before peas are fully developed in the pods. Regular picking extends production.

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