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PlantFiles: 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

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3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun


Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Fall


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:

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

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3 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

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

Neutral Farmerdill 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


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

Madison, Alabama
Beatrice, Nebraska

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