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Snow Pea
Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon 'Oregon Sugar Pod II'

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pisum (PEES-um) (Info)
Species: sativum var. macrocarpon
Cultivar: Oregon Sugar Pod II

Category:

Vegetables

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Tucson, Arizona

Davis, California

Solana Beach, California

Greenville, New Hampshire

Piscataway, New Jersey

Corbett, Oregon

Albion, Pennsylvania

Hummelstown, Pennsylvania

Seattle, Washington

Shoreline, Washington

Spokane, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 2, 2009, ladygardener1 from Near Lake Erie, NW, PA (Zone 5a) wrote:

Great snow pea to add to a raw vegetable tray. Sweet, large and not stringy. I also added it to a oriental chicken stir fry. Will grow this one again.

Neutral

On Jan 13, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1985 release by J.R.Baggett, Oregon State University. A commercial freezing cultivar. Resistant to pea enation mosaic virus and fusarium wilt race 1.