The Q&A Archives: Novella Peas

Question: I am looking for a certain type of pea plant. When grown, it looks like a small tree or bush. It produces a great quanity of peas for a long period of time. I`m not sure of the spelling of the name of these peas, but I am told that it sounds like "novella".

Answer: Novella is indeed a variety of bush pea. The yield is considered high, especially on a square foot basis, because the plants can be grown so close together that they hold themselves up. It is available from The Cooks Garden ( 1-800-457-9703.

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