Snap Pea, Edible-podded Pea
Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon 'Sugar Sprint'

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

Category:

Vegetables

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Fall

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:

Non-patented

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:

Madison, Alabama

Beatrice, Nebraska

Gardeners' Notes:

3
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Mar 28, 2013, NicoleC from Madison, AL (Zone 7b) wrote:

This variety has short bushy vines which are hard to support and somewhat hard to harvest. 62 days from direct seed. Has a super sweet taste and good productivity for the vine size.

Positive

On Jun 16, 2009, LTilton from Glen Ellyn, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

An early sugar snap pea on a dwarf vine. Harvest in less than 60 days.

Positive

On May 29, 2008, KSBaptisia from Beatrice, NE (Zone 5b) wrote:

One of the best of the "bush" type snap peas.

Neutral

On Dec 28, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An improvement over Sugar Ann and Sugar Bon. Resistant to Pea Mosaic Virus and Powdery Mildew. An edible podded pea. Introduced in 1998 by Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP