Asparagus Pea

    Tetragonolobus purpureus
Grown for its beautiful velvety red flowers and small, delicate pods. Asparagus Pea should not be sown until the soil has become a bit warmer. But after that, it gives harvest all summer and well into the autumn. It will try your patience to harvest the little pods. Quite a lot is needed to get enough for a dish. Asparagus pea is a mild delicacy, lightly steamed with butter and salt.
Asparagus Pea
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Is a very beautiful pea, short (20 cm), branchy with red-brown velvety flowers. The small winged pod should be eaten lightly poached with butter when it is 2-3 cm long. The asparagus pea is easy to gr...

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