Types of Peas: Sugar Pod, Sugar Snap and Standard

There are many varieties of peas but there are essentially 3 types to grow:

- Sugar Pod for the large edible pods with immature peas

- Snap or Sugar Snap that have full size peas and an edible pod.

- Standard peas which are grown just for the peas. Standard peas have nicely sized peas but the pods aren't easily digested and they usually have a thick string.

The peas can grow as transplants (start in seed cells, move to cups, then SIPs). If you have a length no frosting fall you can grow peas in the spring and again staring mid-August.

Starts some seedling too as back ups in case you run into problems.

Seeds are available at Walmart, Kmart, Home Depot, Lowe's.

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