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Cajanus cajan, Cajanus indicus, Pigeon Pea, Dhal, Gandul, Red Gram, Congo Pea, Gungo Pea, No Eye Pea

Cajanus cajan, Cajanus indicus

Pigeon Pea, Dhal, Gandul, Red Gram, Congo Pea, Gungo Pea, No Eye Pea
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: South Asia
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterRed, crimson, vinous flowersYellow, orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdibleSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Pigeon peas are popular food in developing tropical countries. Nutritious and wholesome, the green seeds (and pods) serve as vegetable.

Leaves are trifoliate and spirally arranged on the stem. Flowers occur in terminal or axillary racemes, are 2-3 cm long, and are usually yellow, but can be flocked or streaked with purple or red.

Pigeon Pea is hardy, widely adaptable, and more tolerant of drought and high temperatures than most other crops. It grows on acid sands in the Sahel and alkali clays in India. Frost or excessive soil salinity are not tolerated, and waterlogging for 3-4 days severely reduces yields.

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