What we grow / Vegetables / Peas

Green peas. Photo: Catia Climovich / Unsplash.

Tasmania grows green peas of exceptional quality.

Tasmania’s cool climate and an abundance of clean water provide ideal conditions for growing green peas.

Tasmania supplies 91% of the national production of green peas; mostly for the processing sector. A large processing facility is within close proximity to the main growing region on the Central North West coast.

Trade data

Main harvest season


Main harvest season

Key markets

  • Local (no)
  • Domestic (processing and fresh) (yes)
  • Export (no)

Total production volume of Tasmanian peas 2020/21


Estimated value of Tasmanian pea production (AUD)


Pest Free Area status

Being a remote island surrounded by water and aided by a robust biosecurity system, Tasmania remains free from many plant-related pests and diseases. This freedom means our produce can be exported with minimal, if any, phytosanitary treatment.

Major growing regions around the island

Tasmanian peas are grown predominantly in the Central North West and Southern Midlands regions of the state.

Major growing regions around Tasmania for peas.

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