Garden Pea (Pisum sativum 'Wando') in the Peas Database

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Vegetables
Year Introduced: 1943
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: USA
Hybridizer or Originator: Southeastern Regional Vegetable Breeding Laboratory, Chareston, SC
Days to harvest: 70

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Fruiting Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
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Pollinators: Self
Parentage: Stabilized cross between: Laxton's Progress X Perfection

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Comments:
Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Oct 30, 2012 12:35 PM

Wando used to be touted as the drought-proof pea. It's not, but it does tolerate a bit more heat than most. Relatively long season at 70 days. Good performer, but not the eating quality of the competition.

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