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Name: 'Oregon Sugar Pod II' Edible Pod Pea 2000
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Teaser: An edible pod pea.
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Plants vary in height from 40-75 cm (16-30") and produce 10 cm (4") long, light green pods about 2 cm (3/4") wide. Generally there are two pods per cluster. The pods are quite suitable for eating fresh stir-fried or for freezing.  This improved snow pea variety is resistant to many viruses, powdery mildew and common wilt. White flowers.

  • Large Packet $2.49
  • 250g  $5.85
  • 2kg $25.95
  • 10kg $74.50
  • 25kg $143.00

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Product Code 2000
How To Grow 1/3 seed/gram Peas are a cool weather crop and can be sown from early April through to mid- May when the soil temperature is between 10-16 C (50-60 F). Fall crops are possible in hardiness zones 6 & 7. Sow in double rows spaced 25 cm (10") with the seed 6.5 cm (2.5") apart within the row and 1.25-2.5 cm (1/2-1") deep. Space each set of double rows 75 cm (2.5') apart. Peas can also be sown in blocks 120 cm (48") square with the seeds spaced 6.5 cm (2.5") apart within the block. Sow successive crops 10-14 days apart for extended harvests. Keep the soil evenly moist during the germination period or emergence will be spotty. You can stake or support row planted bush varieties for easier picking – climbing varieties definitely need to be supported. Avoid the use of high nitrogen fertilizers. Once flowering starts, it is important to keep the plants well watered to produce a good harvest. As the pods mature, pick daily to enjoy their peak flavour and to encourage more pods to form. Careful cultivation between rows is recommended to increase harvest yield. Removing clover and other non-crop legumes from the vicinity of the pea crop will reduce pest problems.
Blooming Season Begins Early Summer
Life Cycle Annual
Propagation Sow Direct
Days to Emergence 15
Light Full Sun
Growth Habit Bushy
Height Medium %2850 to 70 cm%29%2820%22 to 28%22%29
Frost Tolerance Frost Hardy
Days to Harvest 60
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Heritage Open Pollinated
Family Name Fabaceae
Latin Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon
 
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