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Asparagus Pea (Winged Pea) [50025]

Asparagus Pea (Winged Pea)

Tetragonlobus purpurea

An annual leguminous herb, native to the countries around the Mediterranean.



A low spreading plant with deep crimson flowers that form small pods. Easy to grow. Its pods can be described as having a nutty, Asparagus flavour, these are best picked when only 2.5cm long.

Annual or Perennial  Annual
Approx days to flower/harvest 80
Height 50cm
Space between plants  20cm
When to sow Spring, Summer
Seeds per packet Approx 100