Oregon Sugar Pod II is part of the Pisum genus and is a Snow Pea variety. Its scientific name is Pisum sativum var. saccharatum 'Oregon Sugar Pod II'. Oregon Sugar Pod II is a variety of OP Snow Pea . This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours: Yellow-green.
Bush, edible-pod snow pea variety, developed at Oregon State University. ideal for stir-fry dishes. Bush variety 30 to 36 inches tall. Pods 4 to 4.5 inches long. Snow peas are crisp, tender and full of flavor. Produces very large crop. Highly disease resistant. Plants produce a high percentage of two pods per cluster. Approx. 60 days.
Sowing: Sow directly into the garden as soon as soil is workable in early spring. For continual harvest make successive plantings at 3 week intervals until mid spring. Sow seeds 2 inches apart in rows. Cover with 1 to 1.5 inches of fine soil firmed down. Peas do best in rich, light, moisture retentive soil, will not thrive in waterlogged or very dry soil.
Spacing: Leave 2 to 2.5 feet between rows, slightly closer if limited for space. Can be grown in wide rows sowing seeds 2 inches apart in all directions.
Germination: Completely dependent upon outdoor temperatures and soil warmth. Usually one to two weeks.
Harvesting: Stringless at 4 inches (10 cm). Continuous picking of young pods encourages new pod set. Mildew resistance aids in permitting a fall harvest. Sweet pods freeze well.
Ed’s Special Advice: Pods should be eaten young and rather immature. Sow for fall crop in mid to late July. For best cooking results stir-fry or steam for about a minute.
Large, thick, 4"-5" pods are superbly tender and delicious. Bush plants are high yielding and stay compact. Developed by Dr. James Baggett, of Oregon State University. A winnerAn annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Normally growing to a mature height of 76.0 cm (2.47 feet), Oregon Sugar Pod II grows with a vine-like habit.
United States is believed to be where Oregon Sugar Pod II originates from.
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Can be winter-sown.Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.49 inches (1.25 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 4°C / 39°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Oregon Sugar Pod II about 42 days before your last frost date.
Mature pods are 4-1/2 inches long.Expect harvests to start to occur in mid summer.
Mosaic virus, mildew, and wilt resistant.
Sugar Pod II
Good productivity, love that I didn’t need to trellis it! Kids didn’t prefer the flavor of this variety. Sow again, but keep trying other varieties, too.
Gertiebaby about growing Pea, Snow (Oregon Sugar Pod II)
Climbing all over the trellis and pods appearing and growing FAST!
ShamrocMcGreen about growing Snow Pea 'Oregon Sugar Pod II'
Pretty good raw, but is not a high producer, and doesn’t seem to cook well for me(strings remain after). Would I plant again? Probably not. Yes, if I had enough space for different pea varieties.
LentilSoup about growing 16 - Pea 'Oregon Sugar Pod II'