WK Johnsons Winged Pea (Asparagus Pea)Purchase Online
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Plants ordered on Thursday and Friday will be dispatched on the Monday following to avoid dehydration over the weekend. Price per item: $ 5.99 now $3.59This item is in stockQuantity: Add To Cart
Nutty, asparagus-flavoured pods - extremely popular in Asia and an expensive delicacy in Australia. This delicious, ornamental plant is so easy to grow and cook – try it sautéed, steamed, stir-fried, dipped in tempura batter and deep-fried, or pickled.
CAN BE USED IN:
STEAM – SAUTE – STIR FRY – SALAD – PICKLE
When: Spring to Summer, Autumn in tropical areas.
Where: In seed trays or direct where they are to grow in full sun.
How: Sow seed 10mm (½in) deep, firm down gently and keep moist.
Care: Transplant into final growing position, spacing plants 25cm apart, after soil temperature reaches 20°C.
Harvest: 12 -14 weeks from sowing