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Pisum

Pisum spp.

Doperwt rijserwt bloemen Pisum sativum by Rasbak (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Pisum Overview

Pisum is a genus containing roughly 7 species of herbaceous annual plant including the commercially grown garden pea, Pisum sativum, also known as field pea. Pisum plants are an important food source for many moth and butterfly species in their larval stage. These plants have attractive flowers comprised of 5 petals, they are pea-like in appearance and come in a range of colours.

Common problems with Pisum

How to propagate Pisum

Seed

You can propagate from seeds in mild climates.

Special features of Pisum

Attractive flowers

Attractive fruits