Starting Snap Peas - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Harry A
Levittown, PA
Question by haandonian
March 28, 2001
What is the best method for starting snap peas indoors before transplanting. I have tried dampening them and placing them in a plastic bag. However, a black fungus growth appears and the seeds become sticky and adhere to one another.


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Answer from NGA
March 28, 2001

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Usually, snap peas are simply planted in the garden where they are to grow. This is because they are difficult to transplant. If you want to give the seeds a bit of a head start, you can soak them in a dish of plain water overnight right before planting. Then use an inoculant at planting time.

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