Pea Southland Sno


GENUS: Pisum SPECIES: sativum


Heritage Status: New Zealand

Bio-Region of Origin: Southland

Number of Seeds: 30

Description: Gifted to the Institute from the Henry Harrington Collection; a heritage pea of our Southern ancestors. This is low growing pea to 1m that has purple flowers and produces prolific quantities of flattish pods with round seed bumps, harvested over a very long period. They are at their best in a stir fry or we enjoy them in a Thai Green curry soup!

Planting Instructions: Sow in Spring and early Autumn in seed trays. Transplant into garden when 2cm high at 5cm spacing in rows. Needs 1m high trellising.