Earlier slightly shorter version of Sugar Snap with resistance to powdery mildew. Trellising is needed as the vine length is around 60 inches. Both the peas (which may be shelled and eaten) and the pods are usually sweet. Requires removal of strings from pods before cooking. Sugar Snaps are exceptionally popular with the health conscious consumer and bring very high prices in both specialty and commercial markets. 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.