Vegetable Cultivar Descriptions for North America – Pea, Green (A-L)

Lists 1-27 Combined

Edited by Earl T. Gritton

Department of Agronomy
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI 53706

buy finasteride canada and James R. Myers

Department of Horticulture
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-7304

6060 Freezer – Breeder and vendor: Canners Seed Corp. PVP 7600016.

7025 Early Sweet – Breeder and vendor: Canners Seed Corp. PVP 7600013.

8221 Early Perfection – Breeder and vendor: Canners Seed Corp. PVP 7500104.

8615 Early Perfection – Breeder and vendor: Canners Seed Corp. PVP 8000064 (withdrawn 12/95).

8617 Early Perfection – Breeder and vendor: Canners Seed Corp. PVP 7500090.

9000 Freezer – Breeder and vendor: Nunza B.V. PVP 8700051.

9021 Early Perfection – Breeder and vendor: Canners Seed Corp. PVP 8000065 (withdrawn).

9888 Freezer – Breeder and vendor: Nunhems Zaden B.V. PVP 7800059.

9889 Freezer – Breeder and vendor: Canners Seed Corp. PVP 7800060 (withdrawn).

9901 Canner – Breeder and vendor: Canners Seed Corp. PVP 7800061 (withdrawn).

Abador – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 7400085.

Accord (XP C56) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: M61180 x Alsweet. Characteristics: open pollinated, medium sieve, indeterminate, Alaska, mostly double podded with few triples and singles. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Alaska 14A. Adaptation: wide.

Adeline (SVC 104) – Breeder and vendor: Stokely-Van Camp. Parentage: Selection of Alaska 28-57. Characteristics: early, small sieve, very high yielding, good quality, determinate, double podded. Resistance: common wilt. Similar: Alaska 28-57. Adaptation: major Alaska production areas of the United States. 1965.

Aim (XPC206) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: second early canner with high yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Rally. PVP. 1989.

Aladdin – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 9400011.

Alaska 28-57 (Alaska, Wilt Resistant Alaska) – Breeder and vendor: University of Wisconsin, Madison. Parentage: First and Best cross. Characteristics: early maturing, relatively good yield and canning quality. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Alaska. Adaptation: United States. 1936.

Alaska 7 – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: high yielding, small berried Alaska. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Alaska. Adaptation: wide. Asgrow, Your Crops, Winter, 1959.

Alcan (Canner 69-190) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, early smooth-seeded Alaska-type canner, determinate vine; smaller size than Early Alaska; pods borne mostly two and three per node. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: Dot. Adaptation: wide. 1980.

Alderman Improved B – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Company, Mountain View, California. Characteristics: a larger seeded rounder podded Alderman type. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Alderman. Adaptation: Pacific coast. Ferry-Morse Seed Company, 15 April 1963.

Alfi (XPF225) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: this is a name change from Diva; small sieve, afila freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Dinos. PVP. 1990.

Almota – Breeder and vendor: A.G. Gustafson, Seedsman. PVP 7500038.

Alpha I – Breeder and vendor: Wilbur-Ellis Co. PVP 7900120.

Alpine (XP-PB-2) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: midseason freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Pluperfect. Adaptation: general. 1963.

Alsweet II – Breeder and vendor: Morrison Brothers Seed Co. PVP 7200067.

Alton – Breeder: Division of Hort., Central Expt. Farm, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Vendor: Canners Seeds Ltd., Wellington, Ontario. Parentage: Alaska x Thomas Laxton. Characteristics: for canning and freezing; a little earlier than Thomas Laxton. Similar: Thomas Laxton. Adaptation: wide regional. Prog. Rpt. Division of Hort. Ottawa, p. 68, 1934-1948.

Andes (XP3019) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, early Perfection type. Resistance: fusarium race 1 and near wilt race 1 and 2; tolerance to powdery mildew. Similar: Trojan or Nugget. PVP 7800044. 1980.

Antigo – Breeder and vendor: Crites-Moscow Growers, Inc. PVP 9500024.

Apex – Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Company, Bozeman, Montana. Characteristics: late midseason; determinate vine; freezing pea with pointed pods. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: major pea growing areas. 1957.

Applause – Breeder and vendor: Nunza B.V. PVP 8900230.

Argona – Breeder: Nunhems. Vendor: Canners Seed. Characteristics: wrinkled seed, dark green, very fine sieve size. 1989.

Aries – Breeder and vendor: Morrison Brothers Seed Co. PVP 7300030.

Arise (XPF232) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: afila conversion of Spring. Similar: Spring. 1991.

Aristagreen (PS1540) – Breeder: WECO. Vendor: Ellis. Characteristics: extensive root system under wide range of soil conditions, same maturity as Dark Skin Perfection, very concentrated pod set normally three, three-four, three and three. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 5; tolerance to fusarium wilt race 6. Similar: DST Maturity. 1983.

Array (XPF226) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: very small sieve freezer with good yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 2. Similar: Alfi. 1990.

Ashton (XP 08500566) – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: full season Dark Large Wrinkled (DLW) type; normal foliage; good determinate plant type combined with good reliability and quality of the frozen product; first flowering node: 14; sieve size distribution at 105 tenderometer of the whole sample: 10% < 8.2 mm, 10% 8.2-8.75 mm, 25% 8.75-9.2 mm, 35% 9.2-10.3 mm, 20% > 10.3 mm. Resistance: bean yellow mosaic virus, powdery mildew, Fusarium wilt (race 1), downy mildew. Similar: Bolero, Durango. Adaptation: NAFTA. PVP application no. 200300003. 2003.

Aska – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 7500077.

Asks (XP C55) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: Alsweet x M163. Characteristics: open pollinated, medium sieve Alaska plant type; highly double podded. Similar: Alaska 2B and Alaska 14A. Adaptation: wide.

Aspen (052) – Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds. Parentage: Dark Skin Perfection and B104-3-1 (Oregon State University). Characteristics: greater number of double pods on first blooming node than Dark Skin Perfection. Resistance: powdery mildew and pea enation mosaic virus. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. Adaptation: general in the United States and Europe. Pure Line Catalog, 1973.

Aspire (XPC278) – Breeder: Asgrow. Characteristics: early afila with 3.3 sieve size and high yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Rolly. 1994.

Athena – Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Company, Inc. PVP 9000015.

Augusto (XPC301) – Breeder: D.Webster. Vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: very late maturity, wrinkled seed canner color type. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, pea yellow mosaic virus. 1994.

Ava – Breeder and vendor: Nunza B.V. PVP 8900222.

Avon – Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Company, Inc. PVP 7800036.

Award (XPF236) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: second early, with high yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, 2. Similar: Lotus. PVP. 1992.

Badger – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8100107.

Balmoral – Breeder and vendor: Sharpes International Seeds Ltd. PVP 9800311.

Banff – Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds, Inc. PVP 7700022.

Banquet (331) – Breeder and vendor: Northrup King and Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, early freezing and processing cultivar, medium size vine. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: Thomas Laxton. Adaptation: wide. 1975.

Barok (XPF110) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: no sales yet. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1, 5. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. PVP.

Beacon (XP F 24) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: high yielding, medium late, small berried freezer type. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: a smaller sieved Mars. Adaptation: general. Asgrow, What’s New for 1971.

Beagle – Breeder and vendor: Hurst, Gunson, Cooper, Taber, U.K. PVP 7100070 (ineligible).

Bellroy – Breeder and vendor: A.G. Gustafson, Seedsman. PVP 8000157.

Bemol (XP C1220) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, extremely small sieve canner pea; medium maturity. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1, 2; moderate to pea leaf roll virus. Similar: Kriter. Adaptation: pea areas. PVP 8400092. 1985.

Benlis (XPC3000) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, very early smooth-seeded canner averaging sieve size 2 at 115 tenderometer. Similar: Cador. Adaptation: areas that produce large vines. 1978.

Bingo – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 9800377.

Bingo (NUN 1858) – Breeder and vendor: Nunhems. Characteristics: light skinned, canner type midseason. Resistance: powdery mildew, fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Target.

Blizzard – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8700022.

Bold – Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds, Inc. PVP 8500043.

Bolero (XP F87) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, full maturity freezer with double and triple pods for high yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. Adaptation: wide. PVP 7700074. 1977.

Bonito – Breeder and vendor: Crites-Moscow Growers, Inc. PVP 8300176.

Bonnaire – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 8200013.

Bonnaire (XP115) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, late, medium large sieve canner with afila plant type. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: EP8221. 1983.

Bonneville (Midseason Perfection) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: Premium Gem x Wisconsin Perfection. Characteristics: medium large berry, canning type. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: wide, midseason Perfection cultivar. Food Packer, 1945.

Bonus (XP-L-14) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: freezer in Dark Skin Perfection season, with highly doubled and tripled pods. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Adaptation: general. Asgrow, What’s New for 1969.

Boomer – Breeder and vendor: Nunhems Seed Corp. PVP 8900223.

Booster – Breeder and vendor: Nunhems Seed Corp. PVP 8900224.

Bounty – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8500192.

Bravo (XPF226) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: very small sieve size, freezer color; good yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, 2; bean yellow mosaic virus. Similar: Citadel. 1991.

Bridger (Gallatin Valley Seed Company 22) – Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: very hardy, midseason Early Perfection canner. Resistance: common pea mosaic and common wilt. 1942.

Brotherton Late Alaska – Breeder: W. Brotherton Seed Company, Moses Lake, Washington. Characteristics: good canning quality, small sieve size, seven to eight days later than W.R. Alaska; double podded. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: W.R. Alaska. Adaptation: Washington, Idaho, the eastern United States, Canada.

Brule – Breeder and vendor: Crites-Moscow Growers, Inc. PVP 9800054.

Burpeeana Early – Breeder and vendor: W. Atlee Burpee Company, Philadelphia. Parentage: selection from cross Stratagem x American Wonder x Lincoln. Characteristics: second early, dwarf, small pods well filled with eight to ten dark, tender, sweet peas, high number of doubles. Adaptation: most northern states in the United States. Burpee Catalog, 1949.

Burpees Topnotch – Breeder and vendor: W. Atlee Burpee Company, Philadelphia. Parentage: unknown. Characteristics: main crop cultivar with plants 36″ tall, pods very dark green, 4-4.5″ long, with seven to nine large peas for good quality. Similar: Potlatch. Adaptation: northern United States. Burpee Catalog, 1939-43.

Bush Snapper – Breeder and vendor: Burpee. Characteristics: short vine, large pods, early, stringy. Resistance: powdery mildew.

C.M. Superfection (29302) – Breeder and vendor: Crites-Moscow Growers, Moscow, Idaho. Characteristics: midseason early perfection type, very determinate in season, long well filled pods, small sieve size. Resistance: wilt. Similar: Early Perfection 3019. Adaptation: general.

Cabree (XPF291) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: spring maturity with yield stability, smaller sieve size and good processed quality. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Spring, Revolution. 1993.

Cadet (H224-2-2) – Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: early, small berried, freezer type. Resistance: common pea mosaic and common wilt. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1964.

Camero (Alaska HY 6441) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: early Alaska type with more determinate vine, sets two or three pods per node, very small sieve size. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Dot. Adaptation: general. PVP.

Canjoy (Canner 1351) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Parentage: derived from a cross involving Bartons 16. Characteristics: open pollinated, late season, determinate vine with medium sieve size. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, powdery mildew. Similar: Famous. Adaptation: wide. 1974.

Canner Prince (XP 361) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: high yields in small sizes. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: wide, field-run pack. Asgrow, Vegetables for Processing. 1960.

Caprice (XPC 99) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, smooth-seeded, small sieve, second early canner. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: Aldot Kriter. PVP. 1980.

Captain (Nun1889) – Breeder and vendor: Nunhems. Characteristics: late season freezer pea, 65 day maturity, 1630 heat units, 3.6 sieve size. Resistance: root rot, fusarium wilt race 1, 5, 6. PVP. 1993.

Cariboo (W.V. 163F) – Breeder and vendor: Western Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: early midseason; dark green, semi-smooth seed. Resistance: fusarium wilt, tolerance to powdery mildew.

Cascade (25) – Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: a late midseason canner; plants 32-34″, pods blunt, borne doubly; sieve size average 4.57. Resistance: common pea mosaic and common wilt. Similar: Early Perfection. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1947.

Cascadia (OSU772) – Breeder: J.R.Baggett. Vendor: Oregon State. Characteristics: very thick walls, succulent tender and sweet pods, short plant. Resistance: pea enation mosaic virus, fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Sugar Bon. 1992.

Caselode – Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Co., Inc. PVP 9600040.

Cavalier (W.V. 163F) – Breeder and vendor: western Valley Seed Co. Parentage: OSU 42 x WV 68F. Characteristics: early short-vined freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt.

Ceras (XPF 105) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: no sales yet, late, medium sieve freezer with high yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Mars and Galaxie. PVP.

Challenge (31901) – Breeder: Crites-Moscow Growers. Characteristics: double podding and smaller sieve size than 4683. Resistance: common wilt. Similar: 4683. Adaptation: wide. Crites-Moscow Varietal Catalog. 1967.

Champ (XP 386) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: main season, earlier and shorter vine than Early Perfection 326. Resistance: pea enation mosaic virus, bean virus 2. Adaptation: general. Asgrow Processor Catalog. 1970.

Charger (XP C 23) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: second early, semi-dwarf, wrinkled canner type of good quality and medium sieve. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1 and 2. Similar: Champ. Adaptation: general. PVP.

Charo – Breeder and vendor: A.G. Gustafson, Seedsman. PVP 7900116.

Citadel (XPF 157) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, very small sieve freezer pea; medium maturity. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1, 2. Similar: Dinos. Adaptation: all pea areas. PVP. 1986.

Citation (WF 100F) – Breeder and vendor: western Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: small sieve, early freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt, pea enation mosaic virus.

Classicgreen – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 9400006.

Clic (XPC100) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, early, midseason, medium-sieve canner; compact plants for efficient harvest. Resistance: fusarium races 1 and 5. PVP 8000113. 1981.

Climax – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: canner, three foot, dark, slender vine, pod 2.75″, blunt, light, doubles; seed medium wrinkled; obsolete. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Rogers Brothers Seed Company Catalog, 1935.

Columbia (049) – Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds. Parentage: Early Perfection II and B104-3-1 (OSU). Characteristics: darker green vine color at canning and later stages than Early Perfection II. Resistance: powdery mildew. Similar: Early Perfection II. Adaptation: general in United States. Pure Line Seed Catalog, 1973.

Colworth Swan – Breeder and vendor: Unilever, Ltd., U.K. PVP 7200053.

Conner – Breeder and vendor: A.G. Gustafson, Seedsman. PVP 7500039.

Conway – Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Company, Inc. PVP 7400020.

Corfu (H7) – Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Co. Parentage: Trojan x unnamed multi-parent. Characteristics: multipodded type canning cultivar. Similar: Perfection. Adaptation: general. 1972.

Corky – Breeder and vendor: Washburn-Wilson Seed Company, Moscow, Idaho. Characteristics: double and triple podded, small size berries, vigorous, high yielding. Resistance: fusarium. Similar: Alaska. Adaptation: general. 1958.

Coronet (A-11-3) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: small sieve, early, dark berried cultivar for freezing with favorable vining ratio. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Freezer 69. Adaptation: general. 1964.

Corvallis (OSU S194-3) – Breeder and vendor: Oregon State Agric. Expt. Sta., Corvallis. Parentage: Wando x G168 (PI 140295) x P601, W.R. Perfection, and Eureka. Characteristics: open pollinated, medium-large, smooth pod, mild flavor, for home garden. Resistance: pea enation mosaic virus, pea streak virus, and fusarium wilt race 1. Adaptation: Pacific northwest. 1978.

Crescent (020 Hybrid) – Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds. Characteristics: midseason freezer with determinate vine, small sieve size, two to three blooms per peduncle. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Coronet. Adaptation: general in the United States and Europe. Pure Line Seed Catalog, 1973.

Crystal – Breeder and vendor: Crites-Moscow Growers. Characteristics: Afila type, stringless. Resistance: powdery mildew. PVP 9600126 (abandoned 11/97). 1996.

Dainty (Winner Freezer) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Parentage: Brotherton Early Freezer x Rogers Winner. Characteristics: early, small sieve, good quality freezer. Similar: Alaska. Rogers Brothers Seed Company Catalog. 1967.

Dali – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: synonym for Payload, for sales in EEC only (name Payload was discovered to have prior use there).

Dane – Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Company, Inc. PVP 7500068.

Dante (XPF98) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, late season freezer. Resistance: fusarium races 1 and 5. Similar: Puget. Adaptation: northern Washington. PVP 7800094.

Darien – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 9600127.

Dark Skin Perfection – Breeder: Canners Seed. Vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Co. Characteristics: Perfection type freezer. 1945.

Dart (ES 19) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: early Elf type for canning; one to two days earlier than Elf. Adaptation: wide. Asgrow’s Vegetables for Processing January. 1968.

Dash (XP F11) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: Sprite x 77. Characteristics: early, dwarf pea with taller vine and smaller sieve size than Sprite. Similar: Mohawk. Adaptation: general. 1973.

Dawn (XP C57) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, very early, Alsweet flavor and texture in Alaska maturity, medium sieve canner. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Alsweet. Adaptation: wide. PVP 7700069. 1977.

Daybreak – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8600054.

Deep Freeze (DEXP 176) – Breeder and vendor: Dessert Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, medium high quality. Resistance: pea enation mosaic virus, pea streak, fusarium wilt. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. 1975.

Deli (XP C62) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: Alaska 10 x Alsweet. Characteristics: open pollinated, small sieve, double-podded Alsweet, indeterminate, about same maturity as Alsweet. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Alsweet. Adaptation: wide. 1975.

Delicious – Breeder and vendor: Roger Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: Perfection type canner; determinate, double blunt pods; seed medium size, wrinkled; now obsolete. Rogers Brothers Seed Company Catalog, 1935.

Delsey (HP-42-1-1-3) – Breeder: P.Moser. Vendor: Rogers Brothers. Characteristics: trial status, 14-15 node, multipodded dark freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, pea leaf roll. Similar: Trident.

Delwiche Commando (Commando) – Breeder and vendor: University of Wisconsin, Madison. Parentage: Wisconsin Perfection x a breeding lot with Admiral parentage. Resistance: wilt and near wilt. Similar: Perfection. Adaptation: United States. 1945.

Denier (XPC218) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: small sieve, early, canner color. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Caprice. 1991.

Dew (XPF3034) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, early freezer with medium small sieve size. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: Spring. PVP. 1983.

Dewdrop (HP147-7) – Breeder: P.Moser. Vendor: Rogers Brothers. Characteristics: trial status, multipodded 16-17 node, small sieved, dark freezer with an afila vine type. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, powdery mildew, pea leaf roll. Similar: Waverex.

Dignity – Breeder and vendor: Crites-Moscow Growers, Inc. PVP 8900296.

Dinos (XPF106) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, late small-sieve freezer. Resistance: fusarium race 1 and 2. Similar: Abador, Frisky, and Ivy. PVP 8000118. 1981.

Dot (Winner X-1501) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Characteristics: prolific, very small seeded, double-podded, smooth seeded (dimpled seeded); early maturity with slim Alaska type vine. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Rogers Winner. Adaptation: all early pea areas. 1964.

Dual (XPP111) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, late, medium-sieve pea, may be frozen or canned. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: Bolero, DSP, Puget, and Scout. PVP. 1981.

Duet (692) – Breeder and vendor: Northrup King and Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, early main season, medium color freezer pea. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. 1969.

Duke (Canner 69-315) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Parentage: cross using OSU 343. Characteristics: open pollinated, mid to late season canner with medium one sieve size, determinate vine with a heavy concentrated set of pods borne two per node. Resistance: fusarium race 1, powdery mildew, and pea enation mosaic virus. Similar: Camjoy. Adaptation: wide. PVP. 1980.

Durango (XP 374) – Breeder: Jim McIntosh. Vendor: Seminis-Asgrow. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: powdery mildew resistant version of Bolero; dark green, large wrinkled. Resistance: fusarium wilt, powdery mildew. Similar: Bolero, Quad, Genie, Encore. Adaptation: eastern Washington, midwestern U.S., east coast U.S., Spain, Italy, Eastern Europe. 2000.

Dwarf Market – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: light G.O.P. x O.J. Characteristics: midseason garden type, large podded. Similar: Stratagem. Rogers Catalog, 1939.

Earligreen (A-11-3) – Breeder: Morden Research Sta., Morden, Manitoba, Canada. Vendor: T and T Seeds. Parentage: Engress x unknown early field pea. Characteristics: dwarf plants, average 9″ tall, peas lively green color; good for home freezing. Similar: Tiny Tim. Adaptation: Plains region. 1950.

Early Freezer – Breeder: W. Brotherton Seed Company Moses Lake, Washington. Characteristics: freezer color, green seeded. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Surprise. Adaptation: wide. 1950.

Early Freezer 163 – Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Company, Twin Falls, Idaho. Characteristics: early, determinate, high quality, freezer type. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: main pea areas. 1960.

Early Freezer 680 – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8100109.

Early Frosty – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: freezing cultivar, medium vine, pod 3.5″, dark green, blunt, doubles; seed medium large, green, wrinkled. Resistance: fusarium wilt, yellow bean mosaic virus. Similar: Frosty. Rogers Brothers Seed Company Catalog, 1966.

Early Giant – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: selection from Giant Hamper. Characteristics: early, large podded, garden pea. Similar: Hundredfold. Rogers Catalog, 1947.

Early Kay – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: canner, vine 32″, medium dark pod, 2.5″, blunt, light, doubles; obsolete. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Rogers Kay. Rogers Brothers Seed Company Catalog. 1936.

Early Market (Eastern Record) – Breeder and vendor: Agway. Parentage: Progress 9 and World Record. Characteristics: early fresh market and garden type. Similar: World Record. Agway Catalog, 1970.

Early Perfection 11 – Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds. Parentage: selection from Stuart Perfection. Characteristics: 68 day maturity, pods double, medium green, blunt; vine 30-32″ tall; first bloom on 13th to 14th node. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Stuart Perfection, Mulnomah, Early Perfection 326. Adaptation: universal. 1949.

Early Perfection 109 (16) – Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: an Early Perfection type canner; sieve size average 4.57; vine height 30-32″; pods blunt, borne doubly. Resistance: common pea mosaic, and common wilt. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1946.

Early Perfection 174 (H112-2) – Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Company Characteristics: high quality Early Perfection canning pea; S1; smaller sieve size (average 4.20) than Early Perfection 169. Resistance: common pea mosaic, common wilt. Similar: Early Perfection 169. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1960.

Early Snap (XP226) – Breeder: G.Marx. Vendor: New York Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: fleshy edible-podded pea, about 3-3.25″ long, vine height 18-22″, maturity 18-14 days earlier than Sugar Snap. Resistance: bean yellow mosaic virus. Similar: Sugar Snap. 1982.

Early Sweet 11 – Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: White Wonder x Surpass. Characteristics: small berried; vigorous; suitable for canning. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Early Sweet. 1955.

Early Sweet 20 (XP ES 20) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: earlier, shorter vine than Lark. Adaptation: general. Asgrow Processor Catalog. 1970.

Early Sweet 41 – Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds, Inc. PVP 8500042.

Early Sweet 414 (XP 8504148) – Breeder: Tom McBride. Vendor: Seminis-Asgrow. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: second early, normal foliage, large sieve freezer with high yield, no splitting of berries. Similar: EF 680. Adaptation: northeastern, mid-Atlantic U.S. and Canada. 2001.

Early Sweet 5 – Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds. Parentage: selection from Alsweet. Characteristics: 58 day maturity, pods single, 2.75″ long, light green and blunt; vine 28-30″ long; light green and intermediate; first blooms on tenth node. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Alsweet, Double A-15, Sweet 4683. Adaptation: universal. 1952.

Early Sweet 9 – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8100110.

Early Sweet A-45 DP (B68) – Breeder and vendor: Crites-Moscow Growers. Characteristics: double podding and smaller sieve size than A-45. Resistance: common wilt. Similar: A-45. Adaptation: wide. 1952.

Early Wales (38) – Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: midseason, large berried canner. Resistance: common wilt. Similar: Prince of Wales. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1938.

Eclipse (Ex 8500017) – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Characteristics: late maturity, medium sieve, normal foliage, starchless, short erect plants. Resistance: Fusarium. Similar: Marlis. Adaptation: worldwide. PVP 9800121.

Edison – Breeder and vendor: A.G. Gustafson, Seedsman. PVP 7500037.

Ego – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8500190.

Elegance (XPC 141) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, small sieve canner pea; medium maturity afila plant type. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 2. Similar: Mini. Adaptation: all pea areas. PVP 84000104. 1984.

Elf – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: extra early Perfection type with small sieve size and dwarf vines. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: areas high in moisture and fertility. Asgrow, Vegetables for Processing. 1955.

Elten (XP L10) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: Dark Skin Perfection x breeding line. Characteristics: open pollinated. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection with slightly larger sieve. Adaptation: northwestern United States.

Emerald – Breeder: Florida Agric. Expt. Sta. and USDA, Gainesville, Florida. Parentage: Kent Alderman x Laxtons Progress. Characteristics: dwarf vine; strong stem; narrow leaf; medium green, wrinkled, very sweet peas. Resistance: slight to fusarium; tolerance to high and low temperature. Similar: Premium Gem. Adaptation: wide. USDA and Florida Agric. Expt. Sta. release, 29 March 1955.

Empire (SVC 6024) – Breeder and vendor: Stokely-Van Camp. Parentage: from combination of selected tester stocks by hybridization. Characteristics: open pollinated, midseason, medium green, high yield and quality. Resistance: fusarium wilt; tolerance to heat, moisture, and root rot. Similar: EWR Perfection 53. Adaptation: western and central United States. 1977.

Encore (XPF256) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: high yield, high quality, mid-late maturity. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, powdery mildew. Similar: Bolero. 1992.

Ensign (H237-4-2) – Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: high quality Early Perfection canning type; vine height 30-32″; pods blunt, borne doubly; sieve size 4.03, which is smaller than Early Perfection 109, Early Perfection 174, or Wasatch. Resistance: common pea mosaic and common wilt. Similar: Early Perfection 109. Adaptation: wide. 1963.

Envy (XPC 156) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, midseason canner pea; with very high yield, medium sieve size. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1; moderate to powdery mildew. Similar: Early Perfection 8221. Adaptation: all pea areas. PVP 8400094. 1985.

Epic (XPF237) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: second early, with high yield and uniform dark color. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, 2. Similar: Lotus. PVP. 1992.

Estancia (XP 384) – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Characteristics: full season, medium sieve, afila type with blue foliage, freezer pea, sieve between Tacoma and Kalamo. Resistance: bean leaf roll, fusarium. Similar: Tacoma, Kalamo. Adaptation: North America and Northern Europe. PVP 9900272.

Eureka – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: Victory Freezer x Famous. Characteristics: improved Perfection type canner. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Improved Famous. Rogers Catalog, 1956.

Everett – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8800106.

Evergreen (SVC 6118) – Breeder and vendor: Stokely-Van Camp. Parentage: from combination of selected tester stocks by hybridization. Characteristics: open pollinated, very early vigorous determinate type with concentrated bloom and pod-set; green seed, high yield and quality. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: western and central United States. 1974.

Excel (XP 382) – Breeder: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: a short vined, midseason canner in Early Perfection class. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Early Perfection 326. Adaptation: general. 1965.

Famous (Improved) – Breeder: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Vendor: canners. Parentage: Wisconsin Perfection x Rogers Famous. Characteristics: determinate, midseason canner, high yielding, relatively small sieve. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Rogers Famous. Adaptation: wide. The Canner, 3 February 1945.

Faro – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 7700070.

Filly (XPF241) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: afila conversion of Flair. Similar: Flair. 1991.

Finess – Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds, Inc. PVP 9600146.

Flair (XPF 176) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, small sieve, midseason, freezing pea with high yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Rally, except it is a freezer. Adaptation: pea areas. PVP. 1987.

FR341 – Breeder and vendor: Brotherton Seed Co. Characteristics: combines exceptional color and eating quality with high yield, great standability, and ease of harvest; second-early processing pea. Resistance: resistant to wilt and nearwilt. 1998.

Fraser – Breeder: W. Brotherton Seed Company, Moses Lake, Washington. Characteristics: early determinate vine, freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Wasatch. Adaptation: United States, Canada, Europe, England. 1956.

Freezer 37 – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: earliness and quality of Thomas Laxton but a determinate vine. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: wide. Asgrow Desc. Catalog 19, 1957.

Freezer 69 (XP 69) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: early freezer with relatively tall vine. Resistance: field splits, fusarium wilt. Similar: Freezer 37. Adaptation: wide. Asgrow Seed Co. 1960.

Freezer 640 – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: stocky, determinate vine, approximately 29″ high; midseason maturing between Freezer 37 and Dark Skin Perfection; high yielding; pods 3.37″, straight, blunt, containing six to eight medium large, dark green peas averaging 5.08 sieve size and 95-100 tenderometer. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. Adaptation: wide. Asgrow, Vegetables for Processing. 1955.

Freezonian – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: Thomas Laxton x Wilt Resistant Worlds Record. Characteristics: wilt resistant Thomas Laxton, for garden trade. Resistance: fusarium wilt, tolerance to root rot. Similar: Thomas Laxton. Adaptation: wide. Canner, 11 February 1947.

Frisky – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 7700009.

Fristo (XPF280) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: small sieve freezer with early maturity and wrinkled seed. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, bean yellow mosaic virus, ascochyta race C. Similar: Frisky, Cobalt. 1993.

Frolic – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8700148.

Frosty – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: undisclosed cross. Characteristics: productive freezer type pea, slightly earlier than Midfreezer, medium large berries, good quality. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Midfreezer. Adaptation: wide. Roger Catalog, 1961. 1960.

G.S.M. Large Canner – Breeder: W. Brotherton Seed Company, Moses Lake, Washington. Characteristics: midseason, large sieve, green seeded. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Perfected Wales. Adaptation: wide. 1960.

Gain (XPC 173) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, medium late afila canner type. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, moderate to powdery mildew. Similar: Pomak. Adaptation: pea areas. PVP. 1986.

Galasweet – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8500191.

Galaxie (601271) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Parentage: [(Victory Freezer x Famous) x Perfected Freezer] x Pluperfect. Characteristics: Early Perfection Freezer type, heavily double podded, relatively small sieve, dark green berries; two days later than Igloo. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Igloo, Early Frosty, Coronet. Adaptation: wide. Rogers Brothers Seed Company Catalog, 1968.

Gallant – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 200000053.

Gallatin (40) – Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: a late Perfection canner type, plant height 36-38″, pods borne doubly, sieve size averages 3.93. Resistance: common mosaic. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1936.

Gallatin 2 (107-7) – Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed. Characteristics: very late, small berried canner type, plant height 36-38″, pods borne doubly, sieve size averages 3.85. Resistance: common pea mosaic and common wilt; tolerance to near wilt. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1958.

Garden Sweet – Breeder and vendor: W. Atlee Burpee and Co. 2000.

Gemini (SVC 6194) – Breeder and vendor: Stokely-Van Camp. Characteristics: early midseason, freezer, medium sieve, high yielding, double podded, determinate, very high quality, very good color. Resistance: common wilt. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. Adaptation: midwestern and western United States. 1970.

Genie – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8800089.

Gentry – Breeder and vendor: Stubbs Seed Services, Inc. PVP 7200141.

Gilcrest – Breeder and vendor: Eastern States Farmers Exchange, West Springfield, Massachusetts. Parentage: selection from Early Gilbo. Characteristics: market type, long pointed pods, large berried, open vine; midseason maturity; obsolete. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: northeastern United States. Eastern States Cooperator 27 (1):24. 1951.

Glacier – Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: Thomas Laxton (Alcross x Thomas Laxton). Characteristics: early Thomas Laxton type. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Thomas Laxton. 1939.

Goal (XPF97) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: no sales yet. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, 5. Similar: Venus. PVP.

Goliath (XP 8500527) – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Characteristics: tall snow pea, pods have long shelf life, high yields, good pod color retention. Resistance: powdery mildew. Similar: Mammoth Melting. Adaptation: Worldwide.

Goya (XPF 131) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, fresh market pea with large pods, medium color, good yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1; moderate to pea leaf roll virus. Similar: Rondo, but 4 days earlier. Adaptation: fresh market pea areas. PVP. 1984.

Granada – Breeder and vendor: A.G. Gustafson, Seedsman. PVP 7800017.

Grant – Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Company, Inc. PVP 7800039.

Green Bay (XP 366) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: stocky vine, high yield, small sieve size, canner. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Early Perfection. Adaptation: wide. Asgrow, Vegetables for Processing. 1961.

Green Sugar – Breeder and vendor: Western Valley Seed Co. PVP 7500045.

Greenstar (SVC 6095) – Breeder and vendor: Stokely-Van Camp. Characteristics: late midseason, freezer, very high yield, multi-podded, determinate, high quality, medium sieve with good color. Resistance: common wilt. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. Adaptation: midwestern and western United States and England. 1967.

Grenadier (B973-441) – Breeder and vendor: New York Agric. Expt. Sta. Vendor: W. Atlee Burpee Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, short vines 14-17″, long plump pods 4-4.5″ with seven to ten large peas per pod; valuable for fall as well as spring crop. Resistance: powdery mildew. Similar: Progress 9. Adaptation: wide. 1981.

Gypsy – Breeder and vendor: A.G. Gustafson, Seedsman. PVP 7700011.

Hailey (XPF292) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: second early maturity, medium yield, dark green color with sieve size smaller than Spring. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, 2. Similar: Epic, Misty. 1993.

Hardy – Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: Kay x Perfection x 64. Characteristics: early; small berried. Resistance: fusarium wilt. 1947.

Home Guard (Ottawa 30) – Breeder and vendor: Agric. Canada Research Branch, Harrow, Ontario. Parentage: Progress 9 as part of its pedigree. Characteristics: open pollinated, tall Progress 9 type; pods nine to ten cm long containing nine medium, dark green, huge peas; long bearing period. Resistance: root rot, fusarium wilt. Similar: Progress 9. Adaptation: wide. 1980.

Honey Pod (EP80281) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Parentage: includes Oregon Sugar pod. Characteristics: open pollinated, round podded, thick walled, edible pod type that has double pods with 32″ determinate vine; a perfection vine type, mid to late maturing. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: Sugar Rae. Adaptation: wide. PVP. 1983.

Horizon (HP337-5-2) – Breeder: P.Moser. Vendor: Rogers Brothers. Characteristics: trial stage, 14-15 node double podded freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, powdery mildew, pea leaf roll. Similar: Headliner. PVP.

HP071-2-5 – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 9500017.

HP904-1204 FP2070 – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 9900430.

HP1203-9-5 – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 9800252.

HP1475-1-4-1 – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 200000023.

HP1860-2-1 – Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 200000024.

Hurst Canice – Breeder and vendor: Hurst, Gunson, Cooper, Taber, U.K. PVP 7200104 (ineligible).

Hustler – Breeder and vendor: Western Valley Seed Co. PVP 7400029.

Hy Pak (Code 830) – Breeder and vendor: Charter Seed Co. Characteristics: hardy canner type producing medium size berries, dependable under stress. Similar: Early Perfection. Adaptation: general. 1969.

Hyalite (102A) – Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: late season, high quality freezer. Resistance: common pea mosaic, common wilt. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1947.

Icebreaker (XP 8504158) – Vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: early maturing (heat units: 624°C, 1155°F); first blooming node is 9 to 10; same maturity as Cabree; leafless (afila) type; low starch content (AIS); 1 to 2 pods per node; pods have blunt tip and 7 to 8 berries; sieve size 2.9 (8.65 mm) at 100 tenderometer; vine is 40 cm long. Resistance: Fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Cabree, Spring. Adaptation: NAFTA, processing. PVP application #200200196. 2002.

Igloo (501261) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Parentage: [(Victory Freezer x Famous) x Perfected Freezer] x Pluperfect. Characteristics: early determinate vine freezer, heavily double podded, relatively small sieve size berries. Resistance: fusarium wilt, tolerance to streak. Similar: Galaxie, Coronet. Adaptation: where earliness and small vine are important. Rogers Brothers Seed Company Catalog, 1968.

Imperial-(24) – Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: midseason canner, vine height 34-36″. Pods borne doubly, sieve size averages 4.10. Resistance: common mosaic and common wilt. Similar: Early Perfection types. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1942.

Improved Profusion – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: (Manj x Famous) x Profusion. Characteristics: determinate Profusion with well filled pods. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Prince of Wales or Profusion. Adaptation: midwestern United States. Rogers Catalog, 1945.

Improved Surprise – Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Co. Parentage: selection from Surprise. Resistance: fusarium, spotting. Similar: Gregory Surprise. W. Brotherton Seed Company list. 1943.

Ivy (XP F3007) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: L11 x 61180. Characteristics: freezer, small sieve, two days later than Dark Skin Perfection. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: Unique. Adaptation: general. 1975.

Jade – Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Company, Bozeman, Montana. Characteristics: determinate vine; early freezing pea; high quality; good yielder. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: main pea growing areas. Canner and Freezer, 13 May 1957.

Jessy – Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Co. Characteristics: determinate vine, main season maturity, stringless. 2001.

Jet (XP 77) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: unusually dark berried, early maturing, short vined freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Freezer 37. Adaptation: general. 1966.

Juneau (XP DA14) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: early, smooth seeded, bright green berry color, dwarf vine. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Alaska, but freezer berry color. Adaptation: general. 1974.

Jupiter (C 82408) – Breeder: Morris. Vendor: Rogers Brothers. Characteristics: open pollinated, early and midseason, light green berry, canning pea cultivar with very small sieve size of peas. Similar: Mini. Adaptation: general, when specific diseases are not a problem. PVP. 1986.

Kalamo (XPF274) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: midseason maturity afila, smaller sieve than Bolero, good plant type, yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, powdery mildew; tolerance to LBRV. Similar: Trek and Novella 2. 1993.

Karisma (XPF214) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: late afila freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, powdery mildew. Similar: Dual. PVP. 1990.

Karl-Evert – Breeder and vendor: NESTEC S.A. PVP 9000199 (8/31/94).

Kicker (23152) – Breeder: Rene Beussen. Vendor: Seminis-Royal Sluis. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: snow pea, dark green pods 4.5″ long, 1″ wide, pod has sweet tender texture, excellent for fresh market. Similar: Mammoth Melting. Adaptation: California. 2000.

Klos (XPC101) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, late canner, medium to large sieve. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: Trojan and Nugget. PVP 8000114. 1982.

Kodiak – Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds, Inc. PVP 7700023 (6/7/94).

Kosta – Breeder and vendor: A.G. Gustafson, Seedsman. PVP 7900049 (7/26/96).

Krilla (XPC113) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, second-early, small sieve, smooth-seeded canner with afila plant type. Resistance: fusarium race 1 and near wilt race 2. PVP. 1983.

Kriter (XP C63) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, early, smooth very small sieve, canner; high pod: vine ratio. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Aldot. Adaptation: northern Europe and the United States (Idaho and Wisconsin). PVP 7700010. 1977.

Lance – Breeder and vendor: Crites-Moscow Growers, Inc. PVP 7900011 (3/29/96).

Lark (XP-ES 18) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: early maturing, determinate vined, canning cultivar. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Laurel. Adaptation: general. 1965.

Laser (XPF239) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: very high yield, high quality, nice sieve size. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, powdery mildew. Similar: Bolero. 1992.

Laurel – Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: Perfection x Profusion. Characteristics: extra early Perfection type; dwarf plant. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Perfection. 1948.

Laxton 7 – Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: Thomas Laxton (Profusion x Thomas Laxton). Resistance: wilt. Similar: Thomas Laxton. 1952.

Laxton 8 – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: productive Laxton type. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Thomas Laxton. Asgrow Desc. Catalog 18. 1954.

Leah – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 8500133 (2/28/86).

Legacy – Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds, Inc. PVP 9600147.

Lehi – Breeder and vendor: General Foods Corp. PVP 7600030 (5/9/94).

Leo – Breeder and vendor: Morrison Brothers Seed Co. PVP 7400053 (11/20/91).

Lil Mo (XP 368) – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Characteristics: European plant type, small leaves, strong stem, good standability, early relative maturity, small sieve size. Resistance: Fusarium wilt race 1 and 2. Similar: Sancho, Dusty, Span. Adaptation: North America. PVP 9900162.

Little Marvel Improved (Large Podded Little Marvel) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Company, Mountain View, California. Parentage: Little Marvel x Morse’s Market. Characteristics: earliness; production; large pods. Similar: Morse’s Market. 1941.

Lolo – Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: Early Harvest x Pride. Characteristics: hardy, small berried; heat tolerant. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Early Sweet. 1941.

Lotus (XP F66) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company open pollinated. Characteristics: early, midseason freezer, medium sieve with high yield potential. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Venus, Corner, Frosty, and Galaxy. Adaptation: wide. PVP 7700072. 1977.

Louisiana Bayou (Green Bayou) – Breeder: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. Vendor: Reuter and Corneli. Parentage: Creole x Thomas Laxton. Resistance: fusarium wilt, cold. Similar: Creole. Adaptation: southern States. Reuter Seed Cat. 1949.