Posts Tagged ‘peas’

Pea, Southern

Vigna unguiculata To a Southerner, “peas” means blackeyed, not English. Also known as field pea, cowpea, and protopea – or just plain Southern pea – these high-protein bean relatives come in a huge array of pod and seed color, size,...


Pea, English and Snap

Pisum sativum var. sativum Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon (Sugar Pea) Peas are decidedly cool-weather plants, intolerant of hot weather. As soon as the weather warms up, production ceases, much to the dismay of many pea-loving gardeners. Plus, peas lose their...