Crosspollination of Peas - Knowledgebase Question

Toronto, CA
Question by katz68
December 7, 1997
Can flowering sweet peas and edible sugar snap peas be grown close together in a small garden? If cross pollination occurs, is it safe to eat the peas?


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Answer from NGA
December 7, 1997

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There should be no problem with eating the sugar snap peas even if they're growing close to sweet peas. Just don't mistake the pea pods and eat the wrong ones!

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