Tendersweet Snap Pea Seeds

This packet sows up to 11 feet.
Availability: In Stock
You'll fall in love with the sweetness of 'Tendersweet' peas, and may never buy peas at the store again! The green, crisp pods are also edible. 'Tendersweet' does not require support as it is a short variety, making it perfect for containers. Serve raw with dip or sauté as a sweet and savory side dish. Disease resistant to Fusarium wilt race 1 and powdery mildew.
$1.99 20 grams

Botanical Name: Pisum sativum

Days to Maturity: 68 days

Family: Fabaceae

Native: Western Asia, Europe, and North Africa

Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual

Plant Dimensions: 18"–22" tall

Variety Information: 2 ½" stringless, crunchy pods; 1–2 per pods per node. 'Tendersweet' is a snap pea resistant to Fusarium wilt race 1 and powdery mildew.

Type: Snap pea

Attributes: Disease Resistant, Good for Containers

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 40°F, ideally 60°–80°F and again 10 to 12 weeks before your average first frost date. In Mild Climates, sow in fall or winter for winter harvest. Best grown in temperatures less than 85°F.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days

Seed Depth: 1"

Seed Spacing: 2"

Row Spacing: 18"

Thinning: Not required.

Harvesting: Snap peas should be harvested when peas are plump; pick regularly to increase yield. Use scissors to harvest or hold vine with one hand and pick the pods with the other; vines are fragile.

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