Category Archives: Dry Peas

Pisello di L’ago Soup Pea

This is a landrace soup pea from Italy. It is also known as “Black pea from L’ago”, in the Province of La Spezia, Italy. The black refers to the characteristic black spot on the hilum. The peas themselves range in color from … Continue reading

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Wild Pea of Umbria

  This rare, wild pea, has been grown in Italy for centuries, and consumed as a staple by local populations. It produces small, speckled peas, which are dark brown, purple, reddish or dark green in color.  The flavor is rich and more like a fava bean than a soup pea. Wild, dry … Continue reading

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Admiral Soup Pea

Pisum sativum               80 days This variety is grown to produce dry soup peas that store well and cook quickly. A good source of protein. Easy to grow and harvested in early July. They also work great as a compost crop … Continue reading

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