Peas, green, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

Fun Facts

  1. The Latin name for the pea is pisum sativum.
  2. The pea is thought to have originated from Middle Asia.
  3. The oldest pea was found in Thailand. It was 3000 years old!
  4. The Romans grew over 37 varieties of peas.
  5. Gregor Johann Mendell used peas in genetic research.
  6. The sweet tasting pea was first grown in the 18thcentury by Thomas Edward Knight.
  7. Elizabeth I had peas imported as they were very expensive.
  8. 35,000 hectares of peas are grown in the UK in a single year.
  9. Peas are best grown in late spring.
  10. When peas begin to grow wild and unruly, gardeners use bamboo canes and netting to support the growth of the plant.

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