Sweet pea, locally known as sitsaro, is primarily grown in the Mt. Province. Sweet peas may also be known as Baguio beans. Approximately 2000 hectares of land is currently growing sweet peas in the Mt. Province.
Like lettuce, broccoli and celery, sweet peas are also considered as a cool season vegetable. However, sweet peas are considered legume crops like sitaw and bitswelas. Cool temperature is important in growing sweet peas, therefore it is ideal to grown them in the highlands. Continue reading “Sweet peas”