Pisello nano from Zollino

Posted on Feb 16 2014 by Redazione

pisellonanozollinoIt is a particular local ecotype of pea (Pisum sativum L.) whose origin is in the territory of Zollino.
Its cultivation has spread in the neighboring areas, within the province of Lecce.
The plants are characterized by a development of the stem (no more than 25-30 cm) and numerous pods of medium size, containing seeds used exclusively dry.
The Fair of St. John held June 24 showcases the products of excellence in the area like the “pisello nano”.