A fabulously sweet sugar pea
Weggiser Mangetout is a sugar pea that grows to about 1m high. Produces beautiful flowers and sweet green flat pods. Productive plant with very tasty pods.
Scientific Name: Pisum sativum
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 15 °C
Germination time in days: 7-14 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 66 days
Sunlight: full sun
Soil requirement: well drained, non acidic
Sowing and cultivation: Direct sow outdoors 1"deep, 2" apart in early spring when soil temperature reaches at least 7C. Plant row apart 24". Suitable for succession planting for a continuous harvest. It is advised to grow this pepper in a greenhouse or sunny sheltered spot since they need high temperatures to grow.