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.

'Mix', a mix of various pigeon peas in our collection. This mix contains some short duration and some long duration (daylength sensitive) pigeon pea varieties.  Varieties included are 'Georgia Two', 'ICPL 8151', 'Agroforestry Select' and 'Caqui'. Mixes are useful for trying out different types to see which grow best in a specific location.