Pea Ambassador is a semi-leafless type pea with dark green blunt pods that have a good tolerance to bad weather. This variety also has an excellent resistance to powdery mildew and fusarium wilt and will produce up to 7 or 9 peas per pod. The plant itself will reach a height of about 75cm.
Many young people today have never seen a pea-pod and only recognise peas if they come out of a plastic bag! We think this is a sad state of affairs because when grown fresh, peas are a totally different vegetable to those that are frozen. To get the sweetest flavour, peas are best cooked when picked young and cooked within 30 minutes of harvest, before the sugar has turned to starch.