See Peas for Snap Peas, Snow Peas, and Shelling (English) Peas.

Please refer to Southern Pea Cultural Notes for growing information.

Packet: 1 oz (28g) unless stated (approx. 140-250 seeds, depending on variety) sows 30-50'.

Iron and Clay Southern Pea (Cowpea) 454 g

Retail Price: $10.25

110 days [Brought to the U.S. by enslaved people before the American Revolution. Clay peas were carried as rations by Confederate soldiers, while both Iron and Clay peas sustained newly freed people after the Civil War according to George Washington Carver’'s 1908 Cookbook of Field Pea Recipes.] The vigorous, drought hardy plants make a great cover crop; late maturing pods can be harvested for the kitchen or used for fodder. 6–-7 in. pods, light tan seeds. 1 lb.
  • Catalog #: 16125H

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 28 November, 2012.

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