sugar snap pea

Pisum sativum 'Macrocarpon Group'

  • sugar snap pea
  • sugar snap pea
  • Flower name
    sugar snap pea
  • Scientific name
    Pisum sativum 'Macrocarpon Group'
  • Alias青豌豆, 豌豆, エンドウマメ, トウミョウ, 豆苗
  • Place of originMesopotamia
  • Place of floweringField
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May

What is sugar snap pea

The snap pea or sugar snap pea (scientific name: Pisum sativum 'Macrocarpon Group') is the immature fruit of the pea (pea, scientific name: Pisum sativum), a cold-resistant annual vegetable of the pea genus (Fabaceae) that is lightly cooked and used in salads. It is similar to "silken sheath," but the sheath length of "snap pea" is larger, 7 to 8 cm, while "silken sheath" is 5 to 6 cm.
In terms of visual volume, the "silk sheath (Pisum sativum var. saccharatum)" has thin skin and small fruits, so it is flat, while the snap pea has thick skin but large fruits, so it is bumpy.

Common name: snap pea, scientific name: Pisum sativum 'Macrocarpon Group', Plantae: American cultivars, vine length: 2 m to 3 m, leaf shape: even pinnate compound leaves, flower color: white, red, capsule color: bright green, flowering season: March to May; plant height: 200 to 300 cm; harvest season: year-round (season is May to June).

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    P. sativum 'Macrocarpon Group'
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Butterfly shape
  • Leaf type
    Even pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeHardy 1,2 years plant
  • Flower colorsRed White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.8 cm

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