This beautiful pea variety is known for its stunning red and pink blossoms and maroon tinted stems. The peas are sweet and tender adding a delicious flavor to any meal. This variety is great for canning, for salads, steamed, raw or even baked.
How to Grow Dwarf Grey Sugar Peas
- Latin Name: Pisum sativum
- Days to Maturity: 55-65
- Hardiness Zone: 3-9
- Soil: Well tilled and moist
- Temperature: Cooler
- Light Preference: Full sun or partial shade
- Depth: 1/2 -1"
- Plant Space: 1- 1 1/2"
- Row Spacing: 12-18"
- Pests/disease: Pea moth, pea root rot, mildew
- Seed Count:
- 1 oz- Approximately 190 Seeds
- 4 oz- Approximately 760 Seeds
- 1 lb- Approximately 3,400 Seeds
This variety of the hardier variety of peas, meaning it does well in a larger variety of regions that most. Plant the crop in early spring as soon as the soil is easily malleable for the best possible germination outcome. For an increased crop yield use a trellis. The peas are ready to pick when the pods are filled out and they turn bright green.