Homegrown peas taste so much better than store bought peas! Like snap or green beans, pods and all are consumed! 'Cascadia' has 3" long, deep green, thick, juicy pods that are very flavorful. Serve raw with dip, steam, or stir fry. Short, 30" vines are self-supporting. Resists powdery mildew and pea enation virus, making it an excellent choice for late summer sowing as well.
Botanical Name: Pisum sativum
Days to Maturity: 58 days
Native: Western Asia, Europe, and North Africa
Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual
Plant Dimensions: 30" tall
Variety Information: 3" long, stringless, crunchy pods produced two per cluster. 'Cascadia' is a snap pea resistant to pea enation mosaic virus and powdery mildew.
Type: Snap pea
Attributes: Disease Resistant
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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