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Post  Denese on 6/18/2014, 1:02 pm

I've grown sugar snap peas several times, but I don't remember them ever resembling snow peas before forming larger pods.   thinking The packet says Burpee Sugar Snap.  I've checked twice, just to be sure I'm not having a senior moment, but I really think I got a mixed up packet this time.  They all look like this.  What's your opinion?


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Post  CapeCoddess on 6/18/2014, 2:21 pm

They'll fill out.  You can eat them either way. 

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Post  Denese on 7/21/2014, 8:35 am

As it turns out, most of my pea plants were sugar snaps, but there were about 4 vines that were definitely snow peas. Somehow there was obviously some mixing at the packaging plant, because most of my daughter's ended up being snow peas instead of sugar snaps.

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Post  sanderson on 7/21/2014, 5:00 pm

That pod would never make it into my house!  Very Happy 

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Post  Marc Iverson on 7/21/2014, 5:24 pm

I was eating my sugar snaps like snow peas at first. They were darker and not as sweet when young, and pretty much like snow peas in that way. I just wanted to eat some peas right away! I don't know how good snow peas are to eat when fully mature, but using snap peas for snow peas worked fine for me.

Weird that you got a mix-up.

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