English Pea
Pisum sativum 'Ervilha Torta FLor Roxa'

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.

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

A Brazilian pea.