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Growing Snow Peas, also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas

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20 Dec 19 Maf (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Hi, I’m in Sydney and it’s really hot here at the moment, and it’s expected to get 40+ degrees most of January. Do you have any advice for keeping my snow pea plants alive? My concerns include scorched leaves, wilting, drought. Also, I use sugar cane mulch to cover to soil. Do you suggest something else or is sugar cane mulch alright. Please reply soon. Thanks.
21 Dec 19 Liz at Gardenate (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Snow peas grow best in cooler weather. See here www.gardenate.com/plant/Snow Peas?zone=2
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