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Pea, Bush, Oregon Giant (Sugar Pea)

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This extra-large sugar-sweet Snow Pea has tender, succulent pods that measure 1? wide by 4½? long and produces so prolifically over such a long harvest period that you will begin to wonder if you will ever exhaust your field. Wonderful in salads and braising mixes, this exceptional crop is produced on plants that only grow about 2½ft. tall. This saves growers the problem of trellising their Snow Peas, as is usually the case with most Snow Pea varieties. Oregon Giant is resistant to enation mosaic, common wilt and Powdery Mildew. Approx. 60 days.

Cultural data: field planting
Growing season: cool season
Days to maturity: 95-110 days
Germination relative to soil temperature: 50-77º F.
Cultural information: plant in early spring 1" apart, 1" deep in rows 12" apart.
Seed count: 2100 seeds/ b.
Projected seed usage: 2 b./100 ft., 80-120 lb./acre.
Diseases and pests: Enation virus, Aphids, Fusarium Wilt, Streak
Harvesting: to get extended harvest, plant multiple crops in succession.