Royal Snow Peas
Snow peas, also known as Chinese pea pods, are a variety of pea that is eaten whole, including the pod. They are known for their crisp texture and sweet flavor.
Royal Snow peas are a specific cultivar of snow pea that are known for their high yield and resistance to disease. The plants grow up to 3 feet tall and require support, such as a trellis or stake, to grow properly. They produce edible pods that are flat and about 3 inches long.
The pods of Royal Snow peas are a dark purple color and have a sweet flavor with a slight crunch. They can be eaten raw or cooked and are a popular ingredient in stir-fries, salads, and other Asian-inspired dishes.
Days to Maturity: 65 Days
Seeds per pack: 35
Choose a location: Royal Snow peas require full sunlight and well-draining soil to grow properly. Choose a location in your garden that gets at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight per day and has well-draining soil.
Prepare the soil: Before planting, amend the soil with compost or aged manure to improve soil fertility and drainage.
Plant seeds: When planting, space the seeds or seedlings 2-3 inches apart and 1 inch deep.
Provide proper care: Royal Snow peas require consistent moisture, so keep the soil moist but not waterlogged. Fertilize the plants with a balanced fertilizer every 2-3 weeks, following the manufacturer's instructions. Provide support for the vines to climb, such as a trellis or stake.
Harvest the peas: Royal Snow peas are ready to harvest when the pods are 3 inches long and still flat. Although they can also be harvested whe fully grown and plump. Harvest the peas regularly to encourage the plant to produce more pods.