Amazing shrub up to 2 m. Seeds eaten fresh or ground to flour.It has name Dhal in India. The flowers make this a pretty addition to a landscape, even if you don't plan on using the peas for food. Pods are similar to English peas: green and pointed with a bit of reddish mottling. Several pods are produced in clusters on an upright stem.
It is flavorful, and a single plant can produce more peas than a small family can eat.
Hardy legume, stock feed, poultry fodder, quick growing in windbreaks. Sow after frost.