(62-70 days. 1979 AAS gold medal winner!) Sugar Snap has become a household name in the U.S. since its 1979 introduction. The vines are tall, growing to 6 feet or more, and need support. Pods are about 3 inches long, 1/2 inch across, and bear over a long picking period. Both peas and pods are sweet. Yields well in both hot and cold weather. Remove string from pods before cooking. CAUTION: Not mildew resistant.