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  • Sugar Snap Pea

    70 Days All-America Selections winner. The original heirloom sugar snap pea and household name since 1979. Sweet, mouth watering round pods grow to about 3” on 6 foot vines. Sow in succession for the biggest harvest. Use fresh or frozen. Both peas and pods are sweet. Yields well in both hot and cold weather.

    Delicious fresh, frozen, or canned
    Fun Facts:


    • There are three main types of garden peas: Southern, edible-podded and English garden peas like this one
    • We have a high sugar content and start loosing our sweetness soon after harvest
    • The earliest cultivated pea dates to around 9750 BC and was found in Spirit Cave on the Thai-Burma border
    • Early peas have also been discovered in upper Egypt around 3800 BC to 3600 BC, some of which were discovered in Egyptian tombs
    • The average pea weighs between 0.1 and 0.36 grams
    • Pea leaves are considered a delicacy in China
    • 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
    • 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

    Vegetable Seeds-Sugar Snap Pea- Heirloom -100 seeds

    $5.00 Regular Price
    $4.00Sale Price
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