50 Seeds per pack
(Pisum sativum) 65-75 days. A wonderful heirloom variety, the largest of all the edible pod peas, it truly lives up to it’s name. The Mammoth Melting Sugar Snow Pea’s tall vines grow to 4-7′ bearing very sweet and tender, stringless 4-5′ pods. Best picked before peas begin to form. They are delicious fresh, in a salad, steamed, stir-fried and are a great sugar pea for freezing for later use. Vines require staking. White sweet pea blossoms make this an attractive plant to add to your landscape! Mammoth Melting Sugar is high yielding, likes cool weather. Uniform variety. High in Vitamins A, B, and C! Resistant to Pea Wilt.
Planting Instructions for Mammoth Melting Sugar Pea Seeds
Mammoth Melting Sugar peas are a cool weather crop, that like well drained soil and plenty of organic matter to assist with moisture retention. Direct sow Heirloom / Open Pollinated Peas as soon as soil can be worked in the spring. Plant Mammoth Melting Sugar pea seeds in full sun, 1-1½” deep, 1 – 2″ apart, in rows 18-24″ apart. Pea seeds should germinate in 6-14 days at 45-75°F. No need to thin plants. Provide a trellis or other support for climbing varieties. Heirloom / Open Pollinated Bush Pea varieties usually do fine with a short trellis or planting in a block so Pea plants support each other. Harvest Heirloom / Open Pollinated Shelling Peas when pods are full and plump and peas are tender; Heirloom / Open Pollinated Snap Peas when the pods start filling out but are not yet fully mature; and Mammoth Melting Sugar Snow Peas when pods are approx. 3″ long and still flat, before seeds start to fill out.