Pea – Oregon Sugar Pod


This popular pea produces large, fleshy double pods with a deliciously sweet flavour. Pick them young while they are tender and stringless – perfect for steaming and adding to stir fries. Easy to grow, non-climbing dwarf vines grow to 76 cm (30″) tall and hold their pods up for easy picking. The mild-flavoured broad pods are 10-13 cm (4-5″) long, and frequently set in doubles. Produces heavy yields over a long period and shows good resistance to mildew.

Available only as seed. 
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Botanical name
Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon ‘Oregon Sugar Pod’


8 plants in two rows of four in front of a trellis.

Plant seeds 2.5 cm (1″) deep.

Best in full sun, but can handle some shade. pH around 6-6.5.

Seeds will sprout in 5-10 days.

Keep an eye out for slugs and aphids. Pick off and destroy slugs; aphids can be sprayed off with a strong jet of water.

Direct sow as soon as the soil can be worked as these plants prefer cool weather.

Just plant seeds and let vines climb up the trellis. Keep free of debris to keep slugs away. Snip off bottom leaves for the same reason.

70 days

Cool, annual