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California Blackeye Cowpeas Seed Heirloom - 1 Packet

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Heirloom California Blackeye #5 Cowpea Seeds

8"-12" pods produce large smooth seed. Cream with black eye. Semi-spreading erect plants producing high yield. Pod sets are concentrated at the crown. Non-genetically engineered.

Peas do best in rich, light moisture retentive soil. Will not thrive in waterlogged or very dry soil. Early spring and/or early autumn plantings in the south. Vines do not need trellises. Resistant to diseases.

Harvest: Thick well filled pods, thin shell. Snap young or shell at full maturity- 95 days.

Nutrition: Good source of vitamin C and iron.

Planting depth: 2" (5 cm.)
Seed spacing: 2" (5 cm.)
Spacing between rows: 3' (90 cm.)
Days to germination: 7-15
Plant height: 2" (5 cm.)
Days to maturity: 65-85