Pollinators love this plant. The flowers are a beautiful soft yellow that bloom all season long. A newly developed variety from Van Hemert & Co, this flower gets it’s name from the Greek work for yellow. It will come back every year if you let dead head flowers fall to the ground.
A lovely addition to a flower bed, Xanthos is a must!
Carouby de Mausanne pea is a delicious chinese style snap pea that is crunchy and sweet. I obtained the seeds from Will Bonsall in Maine from the Scattered Seeds project.
This seed is said to originate from Mausanne near Avignon in Southern France. An easy to grow snap pea with beautiful flowers it will charm anyone who sees it. These peas a delicious harvested when they are very young and tender, but what makes them exceptional is that they retain their crunchy sweetness when they grow and do not get all tough and full of fibre when they are closer to the end of the season.
This pea is a very versatile pea. High in protein and low in calories, you will find that you can use the maple pea in multiple situations from animal feed to delicious soups, stews, salads and rice dishes.
It is a pea that is more known in the middle east and is used in fruit salads there. The origins of this pea are said to be from Lancashire England
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