Pea Melting Sugar Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse

Pea Melting Sugar Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse

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A favorite in Chinese and northern European dishes. Young, tender pods are especially tasty when chopped and steamed with butter. High in vitamins A, B and C.

  • Flavor: Sweet and tender
  • Preparation Ideas: Chop and steam with butter
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Grows Best In: Full Sun
  • Days to Germination: 8 - 12 Days
  • Days to Maturity: 72 Days
  • Growth Type: Vine
  • Planting Depth: 1.5"
  • Seed Spacing: 2"

Instructions: Sow in full sun in spring and late summer. Peas will tolerate some frost and are very sensitive to heat. Plant 1 seed every 2 inches. Do not thin. Plants perform best when supported by trellis. Support 2 rows at the same time by placing trellis between 2 rows and letting plants grow together. Harvest when pods are filled out to encourage production.

Suggestions: When harvesting peas, do not jerk pods from vines since rough handling can cause plants to stop producing. It is best to snip clusters of pods from vines with scissors or pruners.