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'.

Whippoorwill Southern Pea (Cowpea) 114 g

Retail Price: $6.25

85 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' vines produce loads of 7-8" green pods with a purple tinge. Mature seeds are small and light brown with black speckles. Seeds are good eaten green or dried. Pkg (1/4 lb)
  • Catalog #: 16111F

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 07 December, 2010.

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