Fast-growing, crisp and sweet, this dwarf pea plant is easy to grow. Plant them in early spring and in 58 days you’ll have a generous amount of clusters to eat whole, right off the vine, or lightly stir-fried or sautéed. Either way, Snowbirds will retain their delicious crispness.
- Full to partial sun (six to eight hours)
- 6.0 to 7.5
- 4 to 9
- Sow 1-2 inches apart, 1/2-1 inch deep
- Plant rows 24 inches apart
- Vines grow to 18 inches
- Water deeply 1 inch a week; do not let soil dry out
- Snow pea type
- 58 days to maturity
- First sowing should be in early spring as soon as soil can be worked
- Last sowing should be 2 months before frost
- Easy to grow
- Crisp and sweet – perfect for stir-fry, side dishes, or snacking
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