Beans and peas are both seeds that grow in pods of a large plant of the family Fabaceae or Leguminisae. Peas are a type of bean.
When the seeds in the pod are oval or kidney-shaped, they are called beans. Dried beans typically come in two main types, red beans and white beans. Examples of red beans are pinto, kidney, black and pink beans. Examples of white beans are navy, great northern, garbanzo and cannellini beans. Dried beans usually have to be soaked and always have to be cooked in a liquid.
When the seeds in the pod are round, they are called peas. Peas may be served fresh, cooked from fresh or cooked from dried forms. Examples of dried peas are split peas and black-eyed peas.
Beans and peas are very different nutritionally. The exact nutrition depends on the type of bean. A 100-gram serving of kidney beans has 127 calories, 405 milligrams of potassium, 6 grams of fiber and 9 grams of protein. A 100-gram serving of black beans has 341 calories, 1,483 milligrams of potassium, 16 grams of fiber and 22 grams of protein. A 100-gram serving of green peas has 81 calories, 244 milligrams of potassium, 5 grams of fiber and 5 grams of protein.Learn More
Peach seed are planted by taking the pit of a peach, putting it into the ground, tending to it accordingly, and ultimately allowing about 3 years for a full peach tree to grow. A peach seed can also be planted indoors using good quality soil, or in a plastic bag where it is left to germinate. In this process, it is cleaned, then placed in soil in a plastic bag, and planted into a pot once a root of 1/2 inch or more grows.Full Answer >
Plant seeds from a papaya fruit or store-bought seeds in a soil that is rich in nutrients. If you are growing papaya indoors, transplant the seedlings to a large container, and place them in full sunlight. Cull the weaker plants, water the plants daily, and fertilize them regularly. Papaya plants bear fruit within 10 months of planting.Full Answer >
Mature ornamental pampas grass plants abundantly produce pampas grass seeds, which are self-planting and grow in any type of soil. One pampas grass plant produces over one million seeds in the course of its lifetime.Full Answer >
Moringa olefiera seeds have no dormancy period and can be planted as soon as they are mature. It is best to plant them directly in the ground and not to transplant the seedling because they are fragile and cannot survive transplantation. The moringas bloom about eight months after planting.Full Answer >