Snap Pea (Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon 'Super Sugar Snap')

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Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Fruiting Time: Late winter or early spring
Edible Parts: Fruit


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Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 4, 2013 9:24 PM

Super Sugar Snap is the best tasting of all the snap pea varieties I have ever grown. These peas grow tall. The vines often reach over 6 feet and need a tall support.


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Posted by pirl (Southold, Long Island, NY - Zone 7a) on Jul 8, 2015 11:53 AM

Excellent peas. Great texture, never disappointing.

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Plant Events from our members
chelle On May 1, 2015 Seeds sown
Soaked overnight and planted, W screen room bed
chelle On April 10, 2015 Plant emerged
One seedling standing from this batch.
chelle On March 20, 2015 Seeds sown
Direct sown - SW porch (beans and cukes) bed

Subsequently exposed to temps in mid-teens on 3/24, but snow-covered for duration.
vbprog On March 21, 2015 Transplanted
Put nine peat pots out - some have two plants
vbprog On March 17, 2015 Plant emerged
vbprog On March 11, 2015 Seeds sown
Seeded in peat pots just to get them started indoors. First time not direct seeding.
paleohunter On August 23, 2020 Seeds sown
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