Swenson Swedish Pea, 1800's Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Swenson Swedish Pea, 1800's Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

The Seed Savers Exchange - A sweet and flavorful snowpea, this variety is a productive, vigorous climber. The pea came to Seed Savers Exchange from Charles Swenson. His grandfather brought the variety to Minnesota from Sweden in 1876. Charles says the peas are typically harvested while still flat, then cut into ¼" pieces and creamed to make a traditional Scandinavian dish. Edible-podded, 70 days. 

Characteristics

Snow pea

Productive, vigorous climber

Instructions - Peas thrive in cool weather. Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Seeds will germinate in 7-14 days. Double rows of peas can be planted on each side of a trellis.

Direct Seed 2-3" apart

Plant 1/2" deep

Plant Rows 24" apart

Support: Trellis

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