Pea, Cumpas Green

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Quick facts

  • Rare
  • Sonoran heirloom
  • Bright green when dry

Pisum sativum

75-80 days, dry, pole pea. Deep green, plump soup pea from central Sonora, once home to the Opata. Vining pea benefits from trellis. Easy to grow and productive, it can be eaten fresh as a shelling pea or dry in soups like dry beans. Originally obtained from Native Seed Search.

How to Grow it:

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant


Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing


Not rec.

6-21 d.





Sow 4" apart along as soon as the ground can be worked in spring. Plant 1" deep at the base of a trellis such as a fence or net strung between two posts as vines grow tall. Allow pods to ripen and dry down on the plant.

Seed specs:  Packet size- 30 min.