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PlantFiles: English Pea
Pisum sativum 'Ervilha Torta FLor Roxa'

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pisum (PEES-um) (Info)
Species: sativum (sa-TEE-vum) (Info)
Cultivar: Ervilha Torta FLor Roxa

Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Purple

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral saya On May 25, 2009, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

According my information 'Ervilha Torta FLor Roxa' is probably another name for 'Carouby de Maussane', a French sugarpod that is around since approx. 1850 and still widely available.

Neutral Farmerdill On Sep 17, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A Brazilian pea.



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