PEAS - SUGAR SNAP BON
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This is the most popular dwarf sugar snap pea for both professional farmers and home gardeners alike. Powdery mildew resistance makes it a good variety for all time slots. Its sweet, crunchy pods make them difficult to resist; great garden snackage.
When to Plant
Zone 1: March - May + October - December
Zone 2: March - June + September - November
Zone 3: April - September
Zone 4: April - May
Soil Prepare your soil with chicken manure prior to planting and ensure you soil is well draining. Will also benefit through an application of lime as part of the preparation. Allow the ingredients to settle for a week before planting.
Soil pH Level 6.5-7.5
Position Full sun, up against a fence so allow you to trellis and use your space wisely. Plant where you have previously grown or are intending on growing tomatoes, eggplants or capsicum.
How to Plant
Sow directly to your patch at a depth 2-3 times the diameter of the seed. It is easiest if you use a chop stick or pencil to form holes 2-3cm deep and then place two to three seeds in each hole, cover over, pat down and water in.
Spacing 5-10cms Depth 2-3cm
Companion Plants Beetroot, potato
Approximate no. of seeds 10-15
Note: We source all of our seeds locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination