Sugar Daddy Pea Seeds
This is the first true stringless pea pod. High production on compact vines with high disease resistance. Slender pods grow to about 3 inches with deep green color on deep green plants that don’t need staking!
Tender, sweet, crunchy pods can be served fresh and are perfect when added to salads. Cook in stir fry or steam for a delectable side dish. Pick shelling peas when the pods are full, before the peas have a chance to harden. Edible pods are harvested before any peas can be felt in them. Can be grown in containers.
1. Bred by Calvin Lamborn developer of Sugar Snap Pea
2. Resistant to powdery mildew and tolerant to bean leaf roll virus
3. There are three main types of garden peas: Southern, edible-podded and English garden peas like this one
4. The earliest cultivated pea dates to around 9750 BC and was found in Spirit Cave on the Thai-Burma border
5. Early peas have also been discovered in upper Egypt around 3800 BC to 3600 BC, some of which were discovered in Egyptian tombs
6. The average pea weighs between 0.1 and 0.36 grams
7. Pea leaves are considered a delicacy in China
8. In 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
9. The word pea is believed to come from the Latin pisum which came from the Greek pison
10. 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
They can be used fresh, canned or frozen, Stir fry with young pods