- A cold hardy pea native to Idaho and originally introduced by the Rogers Brothers Seed Company in 1966 and can be used for consumption or medicinal purposes.
Non-GMO, Heirloom Early Frosty Pea Vegetable Garden Seed from True Leaf Market. Pisum sativum. Peas in general, are an ancient annual crop found in the Mediterranean and African regions. Around 4,000 years ago, garden peas were cultivated in Europe"where English heirlooms such as Early Frosty Peas grew on hazel shrub trellises and were planted in Victorian gardens. These cold hardy vining peas reach 30" tall and develop 4" rich-green shelling pods. Crisp, emerald-colored and tender, these peas provide sweet flavor and make the perfect addition to soups. As their ground up seeds lend healing properties for acne, Early Frosty Pea plants have been used as medicine to aid skin irritation!