Pea, Salt River Pima (Organic)

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Quick facts

  • Rare
  • Heat tolerant
  • Native American heirloom


Pisum sativum

75-80 days, dry or shelling, pole pea.  We obtained these seeds from Native Seed Search, who got them from the Salt River Pima - Maricopa Indian Community in Phoenix.  Can be eaten as a fresh shelling pea, or the dried peas are good in soups and stews. The dry seeds are large, tan and smooth.

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.