Snow Pea: Mammoth Melting

Pisum sativum
80 seeds/pkt
  • Climbing Snow-pea
  • Sweet and tender
  • Heavy cropper

$3.25 inc GST

Snow Pea Mammoth Melting

$3.25 inc GST

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Product Description
Planting Guide

Product Description

Climbing snow pea seed variety, must be grown on a trellis as bush can grow up to 2.0m tall. Produces small-midsized, sweet pods approximately 10cm long. Another use for Mammoth Melting is to pick the leaves and shoots to eat as a steamed vegetable which is popular in Asian dishes. Climbing Snow Pea growing to 200cm. Flat, green, edible pods growing to 10cm by 2cm. Sweet and tender. Heavy cropping. Can be eaten raw or cooked, excellent in salads and stir-fries. Snow-peas are part of the legume family (beans and peas). They prefer any average well drained soil. They are a cool season annual that can tolerate heavy frost but can be killed at temperatures below -17 C. These plants also have nitrogen fixing abilities when the ground starts to warm up. Plant 2-3cm deep in rows 500mm apart in a well-prepared garden bed. These are very hardy

Planting Guide

Method: Direct
Planting Depth: 20mm
Best Planting Season/s: , ,
Germination: 7 to 10 days at 5-25C
Life Cycle: Annual
Plant Height: 200cm
Row Spacing: 50cm
Plant Spacing: 10cm
Position: Full sun
Days to maturity/flowering: 70-90 days
Other: Plants do best with a medium to climb on; trellis or garden stake are popular solutions. Pick regularly to prolong flowering