(Best months for growing Snow Peas in USA - Zone 5a regions)
They are similar to garden peas but have a softer pod.
Snow peas are best grown in cooler seasons. They need some support when growing, tree prunings with lots of small twigs are a cheap and handy source. Or else strings between posts or wire netting. Peas need tying in the early stages, until they start producing tendrils and clinging to the support.
Will not grow well in hot weather. Protect seeds from birds and mice. Pick early and often before the pods become tough.
Start in pots in frost prone areas.
Cook whole or eat raw in salads
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