Pigeon pea is a nitrogen-fixing, perennial shrub, growing to 4 m in height, that produces green or dry seed in seasonally dry climates. Pigeon peas are adaptable to many soil types and are used as a dry pea, green vegetable, fodder, fuelwood, green manure or cover crop.


This variety is drought tolerant, and used for intercropping, green manure, fodder.The young peas and dried beans are edible and nutritious.

Planting instructions

Plant 2 cm deep in well-drained soil.