Yellow sugarsnap pea project: traits in the F2 plants from a cross of Golden Sweet x Sugar Ann

The data (morphological descriptors) from my experiment with Golden Sweet x Sugar Ann, F2 generation, grown in 2008.
Each F2 plant has been given an identifying number.
There were 63 plants, grown from seed of self-pollinated F1 plants grown in 2007. One plant died, so totals are out of 62.
In this sample, a typical Mendelian ratio for a recessive trait would be about 15 or 16 out of 62.

A couple of things to bear in mind:
Some of the data are subjective and my descriptions are a matter of personal interpretation
Some of the traits described may be partly or wholly environmental rather than genetic, e.g. flower size

Stems, leaves and tendrils
GROWTH HABIT
STEM COLOUR
TENDRIL COLOUR
FASCIATION
AXILLARY PIGMENTATION
LEAF COLOUR
LEAF SHAPE
SERRATION
WHITE SPECKLE
YELLOW TINGED GROWING TIPS
01
tall, vigorous
yellowy-green, with rose blush
yellowy-green
no
deep pink, tight in axil
mid-green
wide heart slight light to moderate yes, strong
02
tall, vigorous yellowy-green green no strong, deep pink, extending into leaf veins mid-green very large heart moderate light yes, pronounced
03
tall, semi-vigorous yellowy-green yellowy-green no small star, medium-pink, tight in axil mid-green narrow-medium heart moderate moderate yes
04
tall, vigorous yellowy-green pale green no no mid-green medium heart moderate light but splodgy yes
05
tall, vigorous pale green green no deep pink star, small but rayed out into leaf veins mid-green medium heart slight moderate no
06
tall, vigorous pale green green no deep pink star with green 'spray', tight in axil mid-green large heart moderate moderate no
07
semi-tall, weak, straggly, branching yellow-green yellow-green no tiniest trace mid-green small round heart, very overlapped very strong, zigzaggy slight, sploshy yes, strong
08
semi-dwarf, vigorous green green no deep pink, 'sprayed' green, tight in axil mid-green large butterfly, pointy tips almost none slight no
09
tall, vigorous pale green green no no mid-green large, elongated moderate moderate no
10
tall, semi-vigorous pale green green no slight, deep pink but very tight against axil mid-green butterfly, narrow minimal moderate no
11
tall, vigorous pale green pale green no strong star, deep pink, trace of secondary ring mid-green narrow heart slight, holly-like light no
12
tall, quite vigorous pale green green no pink smudge, tight in axil mid-green elongated heart strong, distinctly zigzaggy moderate no
13
semi-dwarf, vigorous pale green green no no mid-green large heart blocky sparse no
14
tall, vigorous pale green pale green no pink smudge, tight in axil mid-green elongated heart strong moderate no
15
semi-dwarf, vigorous green, flushed red green no deep pink, 'sprayed' green, smudgy, small mid-dark green butterfly, pointy tips strong slight no
16
dwarf with basal branching bright yellow bright yellow no no bright green with yellow veins smallish heart with pointy tips strong slight yes, very strong
17
tall, thin and straggly yellow bright yellow no faint, ghostly double ring, cream band mid-green small heart very slight slight yes, strong
18
tall, vigorous pale green green no deep pink but "sprayed" with green speckling, trace of outer ring mid-green narrow heart very slight distinct no
19
tall, vigorous yellow-green yellow-green no pink, splodgy, diffuse, sometimes rayed mid-green large heart almost none moderate yes
20
tall, vigorous pale green green no no mid-green large but compact heart slight moderate no
21
tall, a bit straggly pale green green no dark pink, full double ring with creamy green band mid-green medium heart very little moderate no
22
tall, vigorous pale green green yes, some doubling of upper stem slight, deep pink, tight in axil mid-green narrow heart minimal strong no
23
tall, vigorous pale green yellowy-green no strong, bold, deep pink, sometimes with half a secondary ring mid-green large heart negligible moderate yes
24
semi-dwarf, vigorous green green no deep pink, strong, 'sprayed', variable
mid-dark green
large wide heart very little moderate no
25
tall, vigorous yellowy-green
yellowy-green
no
no
mid-green
open heart almost none moderate, sploshy yes
26 tall, weak yellowy-green green no dull, faint, smudgy mid-green small heart yes, but gentle slight yes
27 tall, vigorous yellowy-green yellowy-green no no mid-green large heart almost none slight yes
28 tall, vigorous pale green green no deep pink, tight in axil mid-green large wide heart minimal moderate no
29 tall, semi-vigorous pale green, tinged yellow pale green, tinged yellow no medium pink, partial secondary ring with creamy green inner band mid-green wide large heart almost none strong yes
30 tall, semi-vigorous pale green pale green no slight, pink smudge tight against axil mid-green medium, wide heart moderate moderate no (trace?)
31 DIED
32 dwarf, vigorous mid-green mid-green no no dark green wide frilly heart strong, distinctly zigzaggy distinct no
33 tall, semi-vigorous yellowy-green yellowy-green no variable, from small star-like smudge to full double ring mid-green large heart slight moderate yes
34 tall, vigorous yellowy-green yellowy-green no medium pink, small star, tight in axil mid-green medium heart some moderate yes
35 tall, strong but straggly pale green green no faint smudge mid-green small heart slight very slight no
36 tall, vigorous pale green green no no mid-green large heart blocky light no
37 tall, vigorous pale green green no pink star 'sprayed' green, faint but rayed into leaf veins mid-green medium heart uneven minimal no
38 tall, semi-vigorous pale green green no small pink smudge at centre, with an outer pale green ring mid-green narrow tapered heart minimal moderate no
39 tall, weak, straggly yellowy-green green no no mid-green small heart slight but holly-like slight yes, modest
40 dwarf, vigorous yellow bright yellow no no dark-bright green with yellow veins ruffled heart strongish slight yes, very strong
41 tall, vigorous pale green green no faint, 'sprayed', variable mid-green large heart minimal moderate no
42 tall, vigorous pale green green no pink smudge 'sprayed' green, very slight mid-green medium heart some moderate no
43 tall, vigorous pale green pale green no deep pink star, strong, with trace of secondary ring mid-green medium heart fairly zigzaggy moderate trace
44 tall, semi-vigorous pale green green no deep pink star, rayed out, sometimes trace of outer ring mid-green medium heart moderate light but splodgy no
45 tall, vigorous pale green green no deep pink star, strong, sometimes secondary ring with green band mid-green large heart variable strongly splodgy trace
46 tall, vigorous pale green green no no mid-green medium heart some moderate, sploshy no
47 dwarf, vigorous green green no deep pink, slight, tight in axil dark green medium heart blocky moderate no
48 tall, vigorous pale green pale green no no mid-green medium heart some light no
49 tall, vigorous yellowy-green yellowy-green no no mid-green compact heart variable moderate-light yes
50 tall, vigorous pale green green no no mid-green medium heart holly-like moderate no
51 tall, vigorous pale green green no no mid-green narrow, pointy slight moderate no
52 semi-tall, vigorous pale green green no faint pink smudge, tight in axil mid-green large heart slight moderate no
53 semi-tall, weak pale green green no very faint trace of pink mid-green small narrow heart moderate moderate no
54 dwarf, vigorous bright yellow bright yellow no strong bright pink, tight in axil dark green with yellow veins medium heart almost none slight yes, very strong
55 semi-tall, semi-vigorous yellowy-green yellowy-green no no mid-green narrow heart strong light yes
56 tall, a bit weak pale green light green no no mid-green variable slight few, very pale no
57 dwarf, vigorous pale green green no no dark grey green narrow heart slight distinct no
58 tall, semi-vigorous pale green green no 'sprayed' smudgy star mid-green narrow heart holly-like moderate no
59 tall, semi-vigorous yellow to
yellow-green
yellow-green no no mid-green medium heart blocky moderate yes, very strong
60 tall, vigorous pale green green no pink star, 'sprayed' green, small and tight in axil mid-green small heart slight, blocky moderate, splodgy no
61 tall, semi-vigorous pale green green no very slight, deep pink, very tight in axil with trace of secondary ring mid-green medium heart minimal moderate no
62 dwarf, vigorous green green no no mid-dark green large narrow heart wavy with sharp points slight no
63 tall, vigorous pale green green no no mid-green small wide heart yes, spiky moderate no
Total 47 tall
7 dwarf
8 intermediate
20 yellow/yellowy
42 green
 

1 fasciated (a bit)
61 non-fasciated

40 pink pigmentation
22 no pigmentation
        23 yellow
 
 
 
   

Notes:
Serration refers to any jagged edges on the upper leaf margins, as nearly all peas have jagged lower margins.
White speckle refers to the pale freckles usually seen on the leaf surface of most peas.
Yellow tinged growing tips refers to a distinct yellowness of young leaves on semi-mature plants, which is peculiar to the variety Golden Sweet.

 
   


Flowers
FLOWERS BORNE
FIRST FLOWER
STANDARD PETAL
WING PETAL
PETAL VEINING
FLOWER FADES TO
FLOWER SIZE
CALYX COLOUR
PEDUNCLE COLOUR
PEDUNCLE LENGTH
SPUR
01
singly
74 days
(first)
mauve to strong pink with white in centre
maroon
slight
pale blue with purple wing
large cream, mottled green yellow long, straight long, but not always present
02
doubly 80 days
(20th)
mauve with pale green at base maroon moderate strong deep sky blue, gorgeous, long-lived small-medium cream golden green with bright red flush   none
03
singly 83 days mauve maroon moderate mauve medium cream greeny yellow flushed with red short, curvy tiny
04
singly and doubly 80 days
(19th)
white white moderate no change medium cream with green mottling yellow-green short small, pointy
05
singly 79 days
(joint 11th)
very pale at lower edge and mauve at top, green at base light maroon moderate beautiful strong mauve-blue small-medium green green with strong dark red flush medium tiny
06
singly 81 days mauve, lighter at edges, very wide maroon fairly strong pale mauve large green green, flushed dark red very long, bendy small, tinged red
07
singly 87 days mauve maroon       cream yellow short, curvy tiny
08
doubly 85 days mauve-pink with green-white base very rich maroon quite strong   medium-small pale green green, flushed dark red medium, curvy none
09
singly 80 days
(16th)
pure white pure white slight, strongest in centre no change medium green green short tiny
10
singly 76 days
(third)
bicolour: pink overlaying white, giving mottled two-tone effect maroon overlaying white, lighter on inside distinct stays open, pale blue with purple wing medium-large green green very short, straightish short, green
11
doubly 83 days bicolour: pink overlaying white, giving mottled two-tone effect maroon overlaying white, lighter on inside moderate mauve blue medium green green shortish, curvy short
12
singly 82 days bicolour: pink overlaying white, mottled, slightly dusky on back maroon overlaying white, lighter on inside strong pale mauve large green pale green with slight red flush long, curvy medium, reddish
13
singly 83 days white, lazy white moderate, stronger on back no change medium green green long, slight curve negligible
14
singly 81 days bicolour: pink overlaying white, giving mottled two-tone effect maroon overlaying white, lighter on inside strong mauve quite large green green, trace of red long, straightish short
15
singly 86 days mauve with pale green base maroon quite strong   smallish green green, chunky shortish, curvy tiny
16
doubly more than 87 days white, lazy white slight no change smallish cream yellowy short, bendy none
17
singly 85 days mauve with extensive pale base maroon moderate   small cream cream short, curved negligible
18
singly 79 days
(joint 11th)
pale on reverse with dark flush, front mauve with green base rich maroon light beautiful sky blue medium green green, flushed red medium-long, curvy very long with stubby end
19
singly 84 days pinky-mauve, creamy white base maroon moderate   medium cream yellow flushed bright red medium, curvy longish, peachy
20
singly 79 days
(ninth)
creamy white creamy white moderate-stong no change   green green medium-long medium, pointy
21
singly 86 days mauve with extensive cream base, darker on back maroon quite strong   small green green with strong dark red flush medium, curvy short, stumpy
22
doubly 83 days pale pink maroon greenish veins   medium green green with red flush long, curvy none
23
singly 82 days mauve-pink, whitish base maroon moderate   medium-large cream with green mottling yellow with peachy tinge shortish, curvy small stump
24
doubly        
  green      
25
singly 82 days
magnolia white
magnolia white
slight
no change
medium-large cream with green mottling yellow medium, curvy modest but
sticky-uppy
26 singly more than 87 days           creamy green      
27 doubly more than 87 days white white moderate no change medium cream      
28 singly 76 days
(fourth)
strong pink, white at the base with a dark flush maroon distinct mauve-blue large green green, trace of red very long, bendy medium
29 singly 81 days pale mauve maroon slight   medium-small cream with green at sepal tips yellow with blush of red longish, bendy medium
30 singly 80 days
(15th)
pale mauve light maroon moderate, greenish   small-medium green green, slight red flush medium negligible, tucked in
31 DIED
32 singly 80 days
(14th)
white white slight   medium pale green green short, curvy none
33 singly 83 days pale mauve with extensive cream base maroon moderate sky blue smallish cream yellow with strong bright red flush short, curvy small
34 singly 83 days mauve maroon moderate light sky blue medium cream creamy yellow, heavy red flush medium, curvy short, reddish
35 singly 85 days mauve with cream base maroon quite strong   medium green green medium, bendy small
36 singly 79 days
(eighth)
white white slight no change medium green green medium, bendy long
37 singly 83 days strong pink maroon quite strong   medium-large green green with dark red flush long, slight curve smallish, reddish
38 singly 75 days
(second)
pale pink to pale mauve, light green at base maroon slight mauve/sky blue, edged with blue medium-small green green long, straightish longish, pointy
39 singly more than 87 days white white slight no change medium creamy green yellowy green medium, straight  
40 singly more than 87 days           cream      
41 doubly more than 87 days mauve, lighter base maroon quite strong   medium green      
42 singly 83 days pale mauve maroon, lightish inside quite strong dark pink - light blue medium-small green green short, curved tiny
43 singly 80 days
(17th)
mauve maroon moderate light sky blue medium-large green green, some red long, straightish medium, chunky
44 singly 79 days
(10th)
pale mauve, green at base maroon moderate turns blue while still open, fades mauve small green green medium-long small
45 singly 82 days strong pink maroon moderate   medium-large green green with strong dark red long, bendy medium, thin
46 singly more than 87 days white white moderate, marked in centre no change medium green green very short small
47 singly more than 87 days           green      
48 singly 81 days white white moderate no change large green green variable shortish
49 singly 82 days white white slight no change medium cream yellow shortish, curvy shortish
50 singly 81 days white white moderate no change medium green green shortish, slight curve tiny, tucked in
51 singly/doubly 79 days
(joint 11th)
white, compact, flat, with distinct lobes white slight   very small, elegant green green medium, bendy small
52 doubly 82 days mauve-pink, whitish at the base maroon, large moderate   medium green green shortish, chunky none
53 singly more than 87 days bicolour: pink overlaying white, mottled maroon overlaying white, lighter on inside strong dark pink smallish green green with some red medium, bendy tiny
54 singly more than 87 days           pale cream      
55 singly 83 days white white slight no change small, dainty creamy yellow creamy yellow short, curvy small
56 singly 78 days
(sixth)
magnolia white, slightly greening at base, slightly frilly edge magnolia white green veins, mainly in centre no change
(flowers short-lived)
small mottled green green medium, bendy very small
57 singly 78 days
(seventh)
white, creamy at base, lazy white moderate no change medium,
not fully open
light green green very short small and tucked in
58 singly 84 days bicolour: pink overlaying white, mottled, slightly dusky on back maroon overlaying white, lighter on inside strong pale mauve medium green green with slight red flush medium, bendy medium, thin, bendy
59 singly 80 days
(18th)
white with creamy base white moderate no change medium cream cream/pale yellow   medium
60 singly 81 days mauve-pink maroon moderate mauve medium green green, flushed dark red long, bendy medium, reddish
61 singly 77 days
(fifth)
pale pink to mauve to deep pink, light green at base light maroon slight strong blue, prominent veins (long-lived) medium green, trace of red green, flushed red long, curved negligible
62 singly 86 days magnolia white magnolia white moderate   medium green green short, curvy small, tucked in
63 singly 82 days white white not strong no change medium green green medium short
Total 51 singly
9 doubly
2 mixed
earliest: 74 days
typical: 83 days
36 mauve/maroon flowered
21 white flowered
5 no data
        21 cream
41 green
     
 
   
Notes:
First flower is the number of days from sowing the seed to the first fully open bloom. The order in which the plants bloomed is also indicated for the earliest ones (first, second, etc).
Flower size can be very variable. Data here are based on the first flower produced by each plant, as that tends to be the most representative of what the plant is capable of.
Spur refers to the little sticky-uppy spike on the back of the flower head.
Golden Sweet has an unusual trait: the flowers never fully open due to a 'lazy' standard petal. This is probably controlled by one or two recessive genes as it's showing up in a few of the F2 plants.
 
   


Pods and peas
POD COLOUR
POD TYPE
FIBRE LAYER?
BRITTLE OR LEATHERY?
FRESH POD FLAVOUR
PEA BASIC COLOUR (DRIED)
SPECKLED SEEDCOAT
PEA TYPE (DRIED)
HOW MUCH VARIABILITY?
FRESH PEA FLAVOUR
GENOTYPE AT
R LOCUS
01
yellow mangetout yes, shiny on the brittle side not really edible pebble grey dark blue with hints of other colours, heavy roundish, dimpled not much, some wrinklier very unpalatable, coarse, starchy, bitter Rr/rR
02
yellow mangetout     sweet green or green-tan fine, purple roundish, lightly dimpled not much, some slightly wrinklier full, old-fashioned flavour, tiny bit starchy RR
03
yellow sugarsnap yes leathery strong, not bad various greens, sometimes hints of purple variable, may be intense or absent very elongated, variable size, dimpled extremely variable   Rr/rR
04
yellow mangetout with sugarsnap leanings yes, horribly gristly very brittle when dried, springs open pods inedible grey-green no large, round and pebble smooth very uniform   RR
05
green         strong green purple to blue, strong, intense roundish, slightly dimpled not much, but a few wrinklies show up   Rr/rR
06
green mangetout insignificant leathery, shrunken around seeds   shades of green and grey-green, hints of purple blue to purple, can be intense or absent roundish, smooth to dimpled subtle variations, mainly in speckle intensity   RR
07
yellow mangetout, extra wide pods yes brittle, paper thin not bad taste, but fibrous greenish stone-grey, some tan hints, occasional brown seed blue, fairly intense roundish, slightly dimpled occasionally more wrinkled   Rr/rR
08
green mangetout, thin fine pods, dark seam no leathery, knobbly, thin-skinned supersweet grey-green, hints of tan fine, blue smooth or slightly dimpled fairly uniform, but some wrinklies show up sweetish, not bad Rr/rR
09
green         yellow, a few greens no round, smooth, very large variability for colour and wrinkliness   Rr/rR
10
green sugarsnap yes on the leathery side sweet, very thick juicy pods bright green crisp, dark blue, some sploshes somewhat blocky, lightly dimpled uniform colour, slight variation in wrinkliness (not eaten, saved for seed) Rr/rR
11
green sugarsnap yes medium   washed purple and green, beautiful very heavy, purple, sometimes blurry blocky or bullet, lightly dimpled some, but mostly in speckle/wash colour   Rr/rR
12
green sugarsnap yes medium   green with some soft purple wash dark blue irregular shaped, slight dimpling some, mostly in shape and speckle colour   RR
13
green         stoney grey-green no perfectly round, smooth very uniform   RR
14
green sugarsnap yes     grey, tan, green, solid purple or zoned green/purple variable levels and colours of speckles irregular shaped, slight dimpling enormously variable in colours and shapes   Rr/rR
15
green mangetout yes rather knobbly sweet, but gristly greyish-green, tan hints, some purple hints purple, moderate very slightly dimpled fairly uniform "green" and a bit starchy RR
16
yellow mangetout     soapy stoney grey-green no perfectly round, smooth very uniform sweet and pleasant RR
17
yellow mangetout no leathery   various shades of green and tan, some purple sploshes intense dark blue but variable variable types, round to wrinkled quite a lot of variability in colour, shape and size   Rr/rR
18
green sugarsnap       beautiful vibrant shades of tan, green, grey and russet blue or purple, fine, intense smooth, very blocky, occasionally rounded very variable, especially for colour and shape sweetish but bland and starchy Rr/rR
19
yellow mangetout   leathery, long, slim, shrunken so-so pale creamy tan purple, strong, some blurring roundish, smooth with hint of dimpling fairly uniform bitter, horrible Rr/rR
20
green sheller yes ultra-brittle, burst open as they dry   yellow, a few greens, has a slight tendency to split no round, smooth the occasional wrinkled seed shows up   Rr/rR
21
green sugarsnap yes very brittle   all shades of grey-green, deep green, tan, occasionally brown purple, light to intense mostly blocky and smooth, some dimples variable for base colour and speckle intensity   Rr/rR
22
green sugarsnap, very narrow yes brittle, but some shrinkage to seeds   green and tan variations purple or blue, varying intensity smallish, smooth or dimpled, blocky mainly colour variations, sometimes wrinkliness   Rr/rR
23
yellow sheller yes brittle, papery when dry   all shades of grey-green and tan, sometimes brown fairly strong, mixed pink purple and blue round, smooth or lightly dimpled variation only in base colour   Rr/rR
24
green        
mostly green, some tan, speckles sometimes absent
very variable in intensity roundish with variable dimpling variable for size and wrinkliness   Rr/rR
25
yellow mangetout, narrow, sugarsnap?
no
leathery, rubbery, shrinks to seeds
very sweet, succulent, delicious
light green or yellow, lots in a pod, some tendency to split
no wrinkled to ultra wrinkled variable only for colour and size very sweet, hint of soapiness but good rr
26 yellow sheller yes brittle   consistent grey-green, speckles are sometimes zoned purple to blue, intense in places dimpled or wrinkled, tends towards blocky variable for shape but not colour   Rr/rR
27 yellow         creamy buff no smallish, wrinkled very uniform   rr
28 green mangetout, fairly wide yes     tan or brown, sometimes grey-green moderate speckling moderately wrinkled variable only for base colour   rr
29 yellow sheller yes brittle   greyish green, occasionally brown, speckles can be zoned fine, intense, blue, occasionally absent mostly blocky, dimpled to wrinkled fairly uniform but occasional oddities   Rr/rR
30 green mangetout       solid purple in one pod, green or tan (speckled) in another heavily speckled intense purple large, wrinkled very variable for colour, uniform for shape/size   rr
31 DIED  
32 green sugarsnap no leathery, shrunken around seeds ultra thick and juicy, only mildly sweet creamy buff, sometimes hints of pale green no very blocky, wrinkled fairly uniform sweet, "green", slightly soapy rr
33 yellow mangetout yes brittle   tan or green, sometimes hints of purple purple, slightly erratic dimpled or wrinkled, varying size variable for colour, wrinkliness and size sweet, but with bitter undertaste rr
34 yellow mangetout yes brittle   tan, greyish, green, russet, hints of purple purple, very varied in intensity blocky, dimpled to wrinkled very variable for colour, speckles, wrinkliness sweet, strong, slightly bitter rr
35 green mangetout, dark seam on some pods yes brittle   pale green to tan crisp blue speckles moderately wrinkled only slight variations in shape and colour   rr
36 green         yellow or green no perfectly round and smooth no variability except colour   RR
37 green sugarsnap yes     green, some tinted light purple, beautiful! fine, purple to pink, intense in patches very wrinkled not much, quite consistent sweet, delicious rr
38 green sugarsnap no ultra leathery   pale green, sometimes tan purple speckling, erratic moderately wrinkled variable only for colour and amount of speckles   rr
39 yellow         yellow or grey-yellow, some splitting no either round and smooth or wrinkled variable only for wrinkliness   Rr/rR
40 yellow sheller yes on the leathery side   cream, occasionally pale green-grey, some splitting no wrinkled, slightly flattened uniform apart from occasional grey seed   rr
41 green sheller, gappy yes, very fibrous brittle inedible pods green purple to blue, fine large, wrinkled, slightly flattened fairly uniform bitter, unpalatable rr
42 green sheller yes, very fibrous brittle   grey-green, sometimes tan fine, blue, sometimes quite intense moderately wrinkled, large fairly uniform   rr
43 green         green blue, fairly strong smooth or wrinkled, large variable only for wrinkliness   Rr/rR
44 green         green or tan-green, some zoning of speckles blue, strong but localised wrinkled uniform except for tan colour   rr
45 green mangetout/sheller yes brittle, like parchment   green in varying shades strong, crisp, blue dimpled, roundish, large fairly uniform sweet, pleasant, bitter undertaste Rr/rR
46 green sheller yes brittle   pale grey-green to cream, prone to splitting no moderately wrinkled fairly uniform   rr
47 green mangetout, thick orangey seam no leathery, shrunken around seeds   greyish tan erratic speckling moderately wrinkled, roundish uniform   rr
48 green mangetout no leathery,coarse when dried   cream, some pale greens no wrinkled uniform apart from colour differences   rr
49 yellow mangetout no ultra brittle   light greyish-green no very wrinkled, small very uniform   rr
50 green                    
51 green sugarsnap, narrow yes very brittle   yellow with some greens, unusual, like little beads no small, smooth or wrinkled, blocky either very smooth or very wrinkled   Rr/rR
52 green sheller, gappy, dark seam on some pods yes brittle   russet, tan, or green fine, blue large, roundish, smooth to wrinkled variable for all traits   Rr/rR
53 green sugarsnap no leathery, shrunken tight to seeds sweet tan, grey or green, hints of purple blue, slightly erratic blocky, moderately wrinkled variable only for colour   rr
54 yellow mangetout no leathery, shrunken   pale with overlaying wash of purple, beautiful intense, blurring into background wash dimpled or slightly wrinkled, roundish not much, fairly uniform   rr
55 yellow sheller, gappy yes brittle inedible pods cream, sometimes green, very prone to splitting no wrinkled, some different sizes uniform except for size and colour sweet, clean, fresh, tasty rr
56 green sheller yes brittle inedible pods yellow with a few greens no round and smooth, trace of dimpling variable only for colour sweet, old-fashioned full flavour RR
57 green mangetout no leathery thin, fine, bittersweet about 50/50 yellow or green no mostly large round and smooth some wrinkled seeds as well as colour variation sweet and soapy Rr/rR
58 green sugarsnap yes   sweet bright green, traces of purple and tan fine, blue, sometimes sparse or absent blocky, wrinkled, quite small fairly uniform, some have less speckling   rr
59 yellow sheller yes very brittle inedible pods yellow, a few greens no large, round, mostly smooth variability for colour and wrinkliness sweet, old-fashioned flavour Rr/rR
60 green sugarsnap, large pods, darkish seam yes     tan, greyish or green crisp, blue largish, roundish, slightly wrinkled variable colour, size and shape consistent sweet, bitter undertaste rr
61 green mangetout, dark seam on some pods yes brittle   greyish-green to tan dark blue, usually crisp roundish, slightly dimpled not much, occasionally more wrinkled   Rr/rR
62 green mangetout, large no leathery, very flexible   cream, some tendency to split no large, moderately wrinkled very uniform   rr
63 green sheller yes brittle   yellow, very prone to splitting no moderately wrinkled fairly uniform   rr
Total 21 yellow
41 green
16 sugarsnap
36 non-sugarsnap
10 no data
34 fibrous
13 fibre-free
15 no data
      40 speckled
21 unspeckled
1 no data
      9 RR
25 rr
27 Rr/rR
 
       
    Notes:
Pod type refers only to the general appearance of the pod, so the description 'mangetout' or 'sugarsnap' may apply even when there's an inedible fibre layer.
Where a pod type is described as gappy, it means there was not a full complement of peas in most pods, probably indicating poor pollination
Genotype at R locus is recognisable in the seed. Smooth seeds are RR, wrinkled seeds are rr, mixed smooth and wrinkled are either Rr or rR. This locus is important as it gives a clue to the sweetness in the pea's flavour.
Missing data: mea culpa. Some of my identifying tags got lost by the time the plants reached maturity. Consequently I have a few bags of unidentified seeds.
 
       
       
       
       
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