Snow Peas
(Pisum sativum var hortense)

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Snow Peas are a spring garden delight, sweet and edible straight off the plant they don't require shelling or preparation and make an attractive children's treat. In temperate zones plant in winter and spring on tripod or lattice in the garden in rich compost with regular watering

Type
Exotic
Maintenance
High
Lifecycle
Annual
Container
Zero
Size
Grass and Groundcover
Root size
Less than 2.5m (safe)
Foliage
Evergreen
Zones
Arid interior, Semi-arid with winter rain, Moist temperate with warm summers, Winter rains with dry summers, Moist tropical, Semi-arid with summer rain, Moist temperate with hot summers
Regions
Edible plants
Shade levels
Full sun