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Pole Cowpea 'Brown-Eyed Pea' Seeds (Certified Organic)

This early producing cowpea or Southern pea gives heavy yields of long green pods on vining plants.

Availability: In stock

$3.25
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Details

This early producing cowpea or Southern pea gives heavy yields of long green pods on vining plants. The pods contain creamy white peas with a brown eye. Southern cowpeas are part of a traditional Southern meal. Mature pods grow in bunches for easy picking. Excellent drying and canning variety. Good disease resistance.

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

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

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 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
Plant Spacing 3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Cream/Tan, White/Near White
Growth Habit Pole
Soil pH Requirements 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 60-70
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 25