is the wonderfully sweet, edible-pod pea so popular with consumers
and gardeners. The delicious, tender pods are great raw (eaten before
you ever leave the garden), stir-fried, or in salads. They also freeze
a huge number of 4" delicious pods which are harvested and eaten when
the pods are flat, before the seed forms. Short, 28" vines easy to
manage. resists mildew, pea virus, and common wilt. Excellent freezer variety. Grow on a trellis.
3'- 5' plants are covered with very long rope-like flowers that are a
deep, brilliant red color. One of the most striking plants for any
garden and so easy to grow. Amaranth is one of our favorite crops! A
good seed producer, too. This is a very old heirloom, a pre-1700
variety, that was very popular. Leaves are tasty as cooked greens.
variety is called "Cabbage Collards" by southern Old-Timers, because
it makes loose heads that are dark green and slow bolting. Tender leaves are very delicious; a popular heirloom that is fast growing.