General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Fruit
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Pollinators: Self

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Common names
  • Snow Pea
  • Garden Pea

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Comments:
  • Posted by RickCorey (Everett WA 98204 - Zone 8a) on Jun 4, 2013 7:19 PM concerning plant:
    30 to 36 inches tall, 60 DTM,
    Pods are OK at 3.5 to 4 inches, but are more tender at 2.5".
    'Avalanche' is a semi-leafless variety with many tendrils that can be used as garnishes (semi-afila type).
    Each node sets 2 pods
    Sow 1 inch to 1.5 inches apart, in a 3" band, 1/2 inch to 1 inch deep. Don't thin therm.
    Always inoculate peas. Eat fresh or freeze.

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