63 days. [Heirloom from Washington Parrish, LA.] Similar to Peking Black but earlier. Large seeds are red when fresh, drying to black. Vigorous, semi-vining plants. Food historian William Woys Weaver notes that in Louisiana these peas are often cooked with limas and green peanuts. Pkt (~122 seeds)
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Southern Peas (Cowpeas)

Vigna unguiculata
Please refer to Southern Pea Cultural Notes for growing information.
Asparagus Beans are the same species as Southern Peas, but are listed separately.
Packet: 1 oz (28g) unless stated (approx. 140-250 seeds, depending on variety) sows 30-50'.
See Peas for Snap Peas, Snow Peas, and Shelling (English) Peas.