NAME: Pigeon Pea
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Puerto Rico Bean / Gandul / Dhal / Congo Pea / Jamaican Gungo / Pigeonpea
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Cajanus Cajan syn. Cajanus Indicus / Cajanus Flavus / Cytisus Cajanus
COLOR: Yellow Flowers / Green Pods / Beige Seeds
PLANT SEEDS: When soil temp warms to 70F
BLOOM TIME: Flowers 2 months after sowing
HARVEST: 3 - 6 Months On
HARDINESS ZONE: 9 - 10
PLANT HEIGHT: 48 - 60"
PLANT SPACING: 24 - 48"
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average - Dry
QUANTITY: 30 Seeds
OTHER: The Pigeon Pea is native to India, & is a common food grain in Asia, Africa, & Latin America that has been cultivated for at least 3,500 years. They are served with rice, used in stews & soups, & a large variety of other dishes worldwide. Pigeon Peas are high in protein, so are good meat replacement for vegetarian diets.
Cajanus Cajan grows in tropical & semi-tropical climates. It is a legume, so can help fix the nitrogen levels of the soil to make it more fertile. It is very drought-resistant, & is becoming a popular green manure crop.
From Wikipedia: Pigeon peas are both a food crop (dried peas, flour, or green vegetable peas) and a forage/cover crop. In combination with cereals, pigeon peas make a well-balanced human food. The dried peas may be sprouted briefly, then cooked, for a flavor different from the green or dried peas.
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Aug 5, 2020
It's growing beautifully. Thank you!!
Jul 8, 2020
Came on time and put them in the ground cant wait. I love gandules
May 16, 2020
Always super fast! I'll continue buying from this shop!
Sep 24, 2019
May 21, 2019
None germinated I’m an experienced gardener and they are dead seeds :(