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How many sugar snap plants a square

Post  no-till on 8/19/2012, 4:06 pm

The book says eight (probably 9) but that's not my question. This seems like a lot of plants. Won't my trellis get overly dense, or are they unlike cucumbers and other trellis plants and won't take up much space?


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Post  llama momma on 8/19/2012, 4:14 pm

In my opinion when I grew them I was glad I followed the book, as the veggie itself is not very big so it takes a lot to have decent results.
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Post  camprn on 8/19/2012, 4:55 pm

I try to account for some plant loss so I plant 16-18 per square because they don't always come up and don't always grow to maturity.

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Post  no-till on 8/19/2012, 5:07 pm

Thank you llama momma,
I think that answers my concern, except that I know the peas are smaller.
Should I assume from your answer that the vegetation (leaves, stalks etc.) is not anywhere near as dense as say cucumbers?
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Post  llama momma on 8/19/2012, 5:25 pm

Your welcome.
The vine is much more wispy compared to cucumber vines and their great big leaves.

I am blown away by camprn's answer and I believe I will try her method next time. You might as well get the biggest bang for your buck. sunny
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Post  no-till on 8/19/2012, 5:44 pm

Thanks, and I agree with camprn also. The less space used, the less space needed. You can always thin them later.
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