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

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

Category:

Vegetables

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

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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:

Brevard, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Apr 8, 2013, breaddiva from Brevard, NC wrote:

The peas were easy to grow and absolutely delicious--rarely made it out of the garden. BUT, I cannot find the seeds anywhere now. I want someone to tell me what happened to them, please. I see packets of "Super Sugar Snap" but no "Mel." Why?