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Bulk size now sold out for 2016 72 days [Brought to the Americas from Africa during the slave trade. Grown by Jefferson at Monticello.] Once the standard for southern peas, this variety is drought-tolerant and will grow in almost all soils. 5 ft. vines produce extended harvests of 7-9 in. green pods. Small seeds are light brown with dark speckles, good eaten green or dried. (¼ lb = 4 oz = 114 g)

Southern Peas (Cowpeas)

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'.

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