Pigeon Pea that is being grown in the biodome at Daleys nursery shows it flowering

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Pigion Pea Brown and Green Beans

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Pigeon pea as a Companion plant or Permaculture Guild

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Pigeon pea plants can be cut down very hard like in the photo then used as mulch and will quickly grow back

(6/9) Pigeon pea plants can be cut down very hard like in the photo then used as mulch and will quickly grow back

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Pigeon Pea

Cajanus cajan
A woody, fast growing leguminous shrub, to 3.6 m, with yellow and red flowers. It is hardy, widely adaptable and tolerant of temperatures as high as 35C. It can be killed by heavy frost. The seeds are 25% protein, can be eaten fresh or as split dried peas... Read More
Other Names: Pidgeon

$2.90 ($2.90-$18.00 choose a size)

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Specifications of Pigeon Pea

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest First Year

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

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Pigeon Pea Reviews & Tips

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Josephine
★★★★★ 2w ago

NAMBOUR, QLD

Pigeon Pea

This plant is a saviour in my opinion wonderful for everything, I'm thankful that you Daleys for sharing this beautiful plant, God Blessed you.

Miya
★★★★★ 3months ago

Apollo Bay, VIC, Australia

Pigeon Pea

Growing in 2 in Greenhouse in Apollo Bay, VIC, as a nitrogen fixing plant. They flowered and I think made pods.

Kat
★★★★★ 8months ago

BELLINGEN, NSW

Pigeon Pea

All of my pigeon peas are growing fantastically. Really happy far superior to others that I bought elsewhere that died.

Michelle
★★★★ 1y ago

KARALEE, QLD

Pigeon Pea

the 2 we bought are growing well, and have a few flowers on them. I bought these because they are edible and can provide chicken food.

Lyn
★★★★★ 1y ago

MUDGEERABA, QLD

Pigeon Pea

Really doing well put on alot of growth

J
★★★★★ 2y ago

Cairns, Qld, Australia

Pigeon Pea

Easy to grow, easily 4 metres high in good conditions. I trim off lower branches and plant veg underneath which love the available nitrogen

josh jackson
★★★★★ 3y ago

Lockyer waters, Qld, Australia

Pigeon Pea

Wonderfully tough tree, beautiful pea pods like velvet , stunningly odd yellow and red flowers, quick growing and healthy, must have for every garden.

s21228381
★★★★★ 5y ago

LAMB ISLAND, QLD, Australia

Fast growing; edible peas (dahl); good nitrogen fixing properties; chickens love the leaves and seed pods.

Mohan Udiavar
7y ago

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Pigeon Pea

Rhizobium is required for fixing Nitrogen and productivity

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Luong21
★★★ 7y ago

MT WAVERLEY, VIC, Australia

Growing for mulch and peas, hoping to get some peas soon.

branny1
★★★★★ 7y ago

RUNCORN, QLD, Australia

Loving these trees! I started with one, but I chucked some seed about, and I've a few more in strategic places, now, and would like a few more. While they are great for a prolific food provider, and the leaves make excellent compost additions, what I r...

Newbie2
★★★★ 8y ago

MERMAID WATERS, QLD, Australia

I want this plant for several reasons: as a hegde across the front of the yard to screen off the road, improve soil structure, nitrogen for young fruit trees and shade from the summer sun for my permaculture garden. I'm also keen to try a new fruit/veg

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