Homegrown peas taste so much better than store bought! 'Oregon Sugar Pod II' produces a huge number of 4" delicious pods that are harvested and eaten when the pods are flat, before the seeds form. Short, 28" vines are easy to manage. Resists mildew, pea enation virus, and leaf roll. Excellent freezer and late-summer variety. Grow on a trellis.
• Botanical Name: Pisum sativum
• Days to Maturity: 60 days
• Family: Fabaceae
• Native: Western Asia, Europe, and North Africa
• Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual
• Plant Dimensions: 28" tall
• Variety Information: 4" long, stringless, crunchy pods; 2 per cluster. 'Oregon Sugar Pod II' is ery disease resistant, including mildew, pea enation virus, and leaf roll.
• Type: Snow pea
• 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 and again 10 to 12 weeks before your average first frost date. In Mild Climates, sow in fall or winter for winter harvest. Best grown in temperatures less than 85°F.
• When to Start Inside: Not recommended.
• Days to Emerge: 5–10 days
• Seed Depth: 1"
• Seed Spacing: 2"
• Row Spacing: 18"
• Thinning: Not required.
• Harvesting: Snow peas should be picked before the seeds start to form. Peas that are too mature are tough and will cause the plant to stop producing; therefore, harvest regularly when pods are at their peak. Use scissors to harvest or hold vine with one hand and pick the pods with the other; vines are fragile