Cowpea 'California Blackeye Pea' Seeds

Heavy yields of 6"- 7" long pods of creamy white peas with a black eye.

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This heirloom cowpea or Southern pea gives heavy yields of 6"- 7" long pods. The pods contain creamy white peas with a black eye. Black-eyed peas are part of a traditional Southern meal. Bush to semi-vine plant. Disease resistant.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Vigna unguiculata
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 5 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 14 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1 in.
When to Sow Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Plant Spacing 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Cream/Tan, White/Near White
Growth Habit Bush
Soil pH Requirements 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 50-60
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost
Seed Collecting Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 50