Cowpea, California Blackeye Seeds

Vigna unguiculata

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Cowpea, California Blackeye Seeds

Vigna unguiculata

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Our California Blackeye Cowpeas seeds grow as bushy plants, producing seven-inch-long green pods.

The pods are filled with up to five beans of a unique dark purple color, ideal for a variety of dishes.

Long green bean pods loaded with tender, delicious greenish-white peas marked with a prominent black eye.

California Blackeye Cowpeas are a popular variety that cooks quickly for a nutritious meal full of vitamins and minerals. Blackeye peas, known as cowpeas, are the most popular of the southern pea varieties. With a high yield and quick growth cycle, cowpeas are an excellent addition to your home garden.

Sku: 7523

Vendor: Ferry-Morse

Common Name: Cowpea

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Safe for bees

Safe
for Bees

Grows best In

Grows
Best In:

Full Sun

Germination

Days to
Germination:

5 - 10 Days

Maturity

Days to
Maturity:

80 Days

Height

Growing Height:

15 - 18"

water Needs

Water
Needs:

Average (1 - 2 in / week)

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Botanical Name: Vigna unguiculata

Fill Weight (grams): 10

Flavor: Creamy texture and delicious flavor.

Preparation Ideas: Use as green shell peas or dry winter beans.

Plant Type: Vegetable

Plant Lifecycle: Annual

Approximate Seed Count: 50 - 75

Growth Type: Bush

Growing Season(s): Summer|Fall

Harvest/Bloom Season(s): Summer|Fall

Package Dimensions: 3.25 x 4.5"

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Sow California Blackeye Cowpea seeds directly in the garden in full sun after the soil warms. Plant 2 seeds every 3". Thin to 1 plant every 3" when they have 4 leaves. Keep the soil moist to encourage growth.

Planting Depth: 0.25 - 1"

Seed Spacing: Sow California Blackeye Cowpea seeds roughly 10" apart in rows.

Nutrient Care Instructions: Apply SUPERthrive once per week. Soak in solution of 1/4 tsp per gal for 15 min. or longer depending on size and type.

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For healthy vines, don't plant southern peas on the same ground year after year. For dried peas, let the pods mature and dry on the vines. Recommended for warm climate areas.

At Ferry Morse, we are proud of our non-GMO & guaranteed fresh seeds.

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