Oleaginous Japanese Pea

This is a half pea half bean in appearance with singular leaves and pods. It is a prominent article of food among the Chinese and Japanese and within a few years has come into cultivation in Europe and whether grown in China France or Hungary it maintains the same fixed characteristics in its chemical composition and has been pronounced by agricultural chemists to be the richest of all human food. It is hardy and productive and ripens as far north as central Massachusetts. The plant yields leaves and stems more abundantly than the cow peas of the South and I think it may prove superior to them in value for fodder purposes. Baked with the common field beans it will be found to be finer grained and richer flavored. Pkt. 10c qt. postpaid 90c.

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