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. Pkt (170 seeds)

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.