Are Japanese Pagoda Tree Peas Edible Or Useful

Question From: La Crosse, Kansas, United States
Q: are the fruits (peas in the peapods) of the Japanese Pagoda tree edible? or useful in other ways?

A: The fruit is said to have many medicinal qualities. Since that is not my expertise I recommend doing some research on google and other search engines. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy.