Pea, Dwarf Gray Sugar
- Stringless, 3-4 inch pods
- Beautiful bi-color blossoms
- Vines grow to 24-30 inches
- Edible podded pea
- 60 days
- ±3,200 seeds/lb
Pea, Dwarf Gray Sugar Description
Described by D. M. Ferry & Co. in 1891. Broad pale green 3-4" pods are stringless and free of fiber, well suited for steaming or stir-fry. Beautiful purple bi-colored blossoms. Vines grow 24-30" and are quite prolific. Edible podded, 60 days. ±3,200 seeds/lb.
Learn to Grow it
This crop does not transplant well so make sure to direct seed in your garden as soon as the soil can be worked (about 2 weeks before the last expected frost date).
Space your seeds 2-4 inches apart in well fertilized soil. Plant your seeds around 1 inch deep.
As this plant grows it may need support in the form of a trellis to keep the vines off the ground. You won't need to fertiize this crop in order to get a healthy yield.
Mulching the soil around this crop can help protect the plant and keep roots cool and moist. In frost-free zones, this crop can be grow throughout the fall and winter.