Oregon Sugar Pod II Pea Seed NON GMO Pisum sativum
Oregon Sugar Pod II Pea Seed!
Tender pods cook up sweet and crunchy. Perfect for stir fry and salads. Small vines grow 24-30 in. tall with no staking needed. Freezes well, with no loss of color or flavor. A high yielding pea!
Resistant to mosaic virus, powdery mildew and wilt.
App. 125 Seeds plant 10 feet of row
Delicious fresh, stir fry, frozen, or canned
Intercrop peas with fast-growing cool-season crops such as spinach or radishes. After final harvest, follow with late squash plantings or fall-harvested cool-season crops such as broccoli, leeks or potatoes.
Sow fall pea crops about 8 to 10 weeks before first frost date.
Do not use high-nitrogen fertilizers. Too much nitrogen will result in lush foliage but poor flowering and fruiting
For the biggest yields grow plants in raised composted beds. Water regularly.
DetailsIn the mid-19th century Austrian scientist Gregor Mendel observed the pea pod leading him to create his principle of Mendelian genetics, the foundation of modern genetics
The word pea is believed to come from the Latin pisum which came from the Greek pison
In Early English pea is called pease This was shortened to pea later due to people incorrectly confusing the 'se' ending in pease as a plural
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