Sugar snap peas are also known Snap peas, and one of the fully edible peas in pod. In that the Husk and the Pea can be eaten. They are different from the other fully edible pea, the snow pea in that the pods are rounded rather than flat.
Sugar Snap Peas, at maturity, the pods grow to around 4-8 cm in length, Pods contain three to five peas per pod.
The sugar snap pea is a hybrid of green peas and snow peas, and was first cultivated in 1979 to meet consumers’ demand for edible pod peas that are sweeter and larger than snow peas.
Sugar snap peas are high in vitamins and a reliable source of fiber