‘Mangetout De Weggis’

Peas / Pois / Αρακάs


Common Name: Peas / Pois / Αρακάs

Scientific Name: Pisum sativum


Plant’s cycle: annual

Light Requirement: Full Sun

Soil type: well-drained moisture retentive soil pH: 6.0 - pH: 7.5

Sowing in nursery: February

Direct Planting: March - April

Germination: 18 to 22 days after sowing between 13–30°C

Harvest: 60 – 90 days

Spacing: 10cm/10cm/4cm deep  


Flower is hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs)

Pollination: self, Bees

Plant is self-fertile

Seed preservation: 3 years


Edible Parts: Leaves, Seeds

Medicine: Contraceptive;  Skin

The seeds of pea are claimed to have beneficial effects on many types of skin complaints; face masks made from crushed seeds are used to treat acne and wrinkled skins. , Int. The seed is contraceptive, fungistatic and spermicidal.