Peas are tender spring vegetable on short vines. They often have large showy flowers in colors like pink and white. The pods can range in color from purple to green. They are best direct sown outdoors in the early months of spring. If you have a long, cool fall, a second crop can be grown.

Latin Name

Pisum sativum


Family

Fabaceae


Type of Plant

Annual
Vegetable

Bloom Season

April - May


Seasons

Fall
Spring

Specifications

Max Height: 4'
Max Spread: 2'

Uses

  • Vegetable

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun
    Part Sun

    Colors


    Native Range

    Mediterranean


    History

    George Washington grew peas at most of his farms.


    Other Details

    Polinator
    Grown by Washington

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