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Pea 'Opal Creek' (Sugarsnap) (National Trust)Pisum sativum

Hardy Annual

What is Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

These packets are produced in association with the National Trust

Tasty and sweet yellow-podded sugarsnap

Attractive addition to the vegetable plot and dinnerplate

Eat raw, steamed or stir fried

Fulfilled and sold by Thompson & Morgan

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Height Up to 180cm (70in)
Spread Up to 25cm (10in)

Hardy Annual

kitchen garden

full sun

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Description
Through sales generated from the National Trust seeds, a minimum of £7,500 will be given to the National Trust to help look after nature, beauty and history for everyone, forever.

This yellow-podded sugarsnap pea will bring a colour contrast to your dinner plate, especially if served alongside a traditional green-podded variety. Pea ‘Opal Creek’ is the first yellow-podded sugarsnap available, producing vigorous climbing stems and an excellent crop of sweet and tasty peas. Generous pods reach up to 7-8cm (3”) in length, enjoy these tender pods whole throughout summer, either raw with dips, in salads, steamed or stir-fried. Height: 180cm (70"). Spread: 25cm (10").

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1 packet (50 pea seeds) (KA8662)

Sowing

Direct sow Sugarsnap peas outdoors from March to June, once the soil as warmed. Choose a weed-free position on moist, fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Sow Sugarsnap seed in flat bottomed drills at a distance of 5cm (2") apart, and 4cm (1½") deep. Allow a distance of 75cm (30") between rows. For successional crops, sow Sugarsnap peas every 10 days.

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Support Sugarsnap plants with twiggy sticks, wire or netting as they grow, and use fine netting to protect pea crops from birds and pea moth damage. When growing Sugarsnap peas, regular and thorough watering especially when in flower will improve crop yields. Harvest edible podded peas around 12-13 weeks after sowing just as the peas inside start to form. Regular picking will encourage further cropping.
Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

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