Pea – Green Sugar Ann Seeds


Pea – Green Sugar Ann Seeds

These delicious, sweet, and crisp peas produce early and are perfect for snacking right off the vine as you play in your garden. There is no need for staking these bushy little vines as they will only grow 10-24” high.

Approximate amount of seeds per pack: 175

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When to Plant in Spring:

  • Earliest Planting Date: 4 weeks before Average Last Frost
  • Latest Planting Date: Average Last Frost
  • Length of Planting Window: 4 weeks

When to Plant in Fall:

  • Earliest Planting Date: 12 weeks before Average First Frost
  • Latest Planting Date: 10 weeks before Average First Frost
  • Length of Planting Window: 2 weeks
  • To find your Average First or Last Frost, click here and type in your zip code.

Planting: Sow seeds 1 inch deep, 1-1 ½ inches apart. Do not thin.

For Ground Plot Planting: Plant seeds 3” apart in rows spaced 24” apart. Seed packet will plant a 20’ row.

For Raised Bed Planting: Plant seeds 3-6” apart. Seed packet will plant 25 sq. ft.

Care: Provide about 1 inch of water per week. If you are having heavy rainfall, watering may not be necessary. Take care to not let your plants get too wet, as in the case with over watering after a heavy rainfall, because this could encourage mildew and decrease your yield.

Harvesting: Pick when pea pods are plump but not so big that the beans are starchy. Regular picking will increase your yield.

Special Instructions/Tips: If you are using a fertilizer, choose a light fertilizer with low potassium, low nitrogen, and low phosphorus.

Germination Days: 7-10

Days to Maturity: 60

Preference: moderate water, full sun, well-draining soil

• Peas are thought to have originated in Asia.

• The oldest pea was found in Thailand. It was 3,000 years old!

• Good source of Iron as well as vitamins A, C, K, and folate.

Sugar Ann Snap Pea Salad with Lemon-Mint Vinaigrette
¼ cup olive oil
3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 minced shallot or 1 tablespoon chopped red onion
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
½ teaspoon sugar
1 pound snap peas, washed and cut in half
¼ cup pistachios or your favorite nuts

Directions: Make Lemon-Mint Vinaigrette: Place all ingredients except snap peas and nuts in a jar with a tight fitting lid. Shake to combine. Toss peas with 3 Tbs. Lemon-Mint Vinaigrette. Stir in nuts.

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