Winged Pea

Lotus tetragonolobus Open Pollinated

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  • Annual to 30cm
  • Red flowers
  • Asparagus Pea

Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

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'Winged Pea' seeds

Lotus tetragonolobus

Synonyms: Tetragonolobus purpureus

  • Annual to 30cm
  • Red flowers
  • Asparagus Pea

Annual trailing plant with compact low spreading habit to 30cm. Common in Mediterranean climates this low growing plant produces deep red flowers followed by small winged shaped seed pods. Pods should be harvested when 2cm long and can be eaten raw or cooked and have an asparagus-like flavour. Also known as "Asparagus Pea" or "Winged Lotus". Roasted seeds are often used as coffee substitute. 

Seeds per gram: 27
Product code: D8-18

Best Months to Sow
  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 20mm
Season Spring to early summer
Germination 7-21 days @ 15-20°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Half hardy Annual
Row Spacing 100cm
Plant Spacing 20cm
Plant Height 30cm
Position Full sun, moist soil
Days Until Maturity 60-80 days

How To Grow



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