Snap pea grow and care – climbers of the genus Pisum also known as Sugar snap peas, Snap pea annual plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10.

Flower color purple in butterfly shape.

Snap pea fruits

Fruit (peas) grow in pods, the pods edible and also the peas.

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How to grow Snap pea growing and care:

Cool weather, trellising

What is the best way to start growing?
Seedling / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Hot days in the growing season can damage the plant

Planting season:
Autumn – frost free area / Spring – temperate climate

Pests and diseases:
Pea weevil

Pruning season:
All season

How to prune:
No need

Size of the plant?
1-1.2 m, 40-48 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade at least 6 hours of sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Autumn – winter – frost free area / Spring – cold temperate climate

General information about the flower
Purple flower in butterfly shape

Pollination is done by:
Self-pollination, bees

Edible seeds

Seeds harvest season:
Winter to spring – frost free area / Summer – cold temperate climate

Seeds pests or diseases:
Birds, worms

What can be done with big quantities of Snap pea seeds?
Eaten raw, stews, soups, stir fry

Work requirements on the seeds:
Pick the pods in the right moment

How long does it take to bear seeds?
50-70 days

Scientific name:

Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon

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