Carouby de Mausanne Pea


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.

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Carouby de Mausanne pea

  • 50 seeds
  • Organic
  • Open pollinated
  • Distance between plants – 6-12″
  • Distance between rows – 24-36″
  • Full sun
  • Water every 1-2 days
  • Days to maturity – 70 days
  • Days to germination – 7-10 days
  • Height – 48-72″
  • Pisum Sativum L – Fabaceae
  • Germination rate – 83%
  • Seed life: 2 years

Grown on the farm, this 19th century french heirloom from Mausanne produces juicy flat 4” snow peas. Beautiful 2 tone pink and purple flowers attract. Original seeds from Will Bonsall and the Scattered Seeds project in Franklin, Maine.

Sow: Outdoor 4-6 weeks before last frost 1’’ deep

Harvest:  When pea pods are plump and green


Additional information

Weight .016 kg
Dimensions 8.255 × 0.3 × 11.43 cm


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