Cowpea, California Blackeye Pea

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70 days. An old standard variety with vigorous, high-yielding vines. Thomas Jefferson grew Blackeye peas in the 1770s. Originating in Africa, cowpeas are easy to grow and are very popular in the South. A very ancient crop.

  • Full Sun
  • Sprouts in 7-14 Days
  • Seed Depth: 1/2 to 1"
  • Ideal Temperature: 75-95 F
  • Plant Spacing: 4-6" 
  • Frost Hardy: No
  • Vigna unguiculata

Growing Tips: Soak seeds overnight, direct seed into warm soil in sunny location after last spring frost. Tolerates heat, drought, humidity, but best with ample moisture. Trellis to conserve space.

Availability: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 50
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