Elite Southen Peas (Cowpea) is an open-pollinated, heirloom that matures in 75 days. One of the most productive of ALL our CREAM peas! 36″H erect bush with a concentrated pod set. 5-7″L pods are bunched slightly above foliage level and contain 13-16 peas per pod. Delicious peas are small to medium, cream colored and NOT crowded in the pod. Easily picked and shelled. White flower. Suitable for canning or freezing. Resistant: Fusarium Wilt. Approximately 202 per ounce or 3,240 seeds per pound.
**Cowpeas, Southern Peas, are the most productive and heat tolerant legumes around. Cowpeas come in bush, vine, tall and short varieties. Great for stopping soil erosion and weed suppression. Cowpeas make an excellent Nitrogen source ahead of fall-planted crops and attract many beneficial insects. Cowpeas grow well on poor land and add lots of organic matter to the soil. Also, they make a good animal fodder crop. Companions: Bean, carrot, corn, cucumber, radish, turnip. Allies: Chives deter aphids. Mint improves health and flavor. Enemies: Garlic and onion stunt the growth of peas.
PEAS: Disease Resistance and Tolerance Key
BLCMV – Blackeye Cowpea Mosaic Virus
BVR – Bean Virus Resistant
CW – Common Wilt
FW – Fusarium Wilt
N – Nematodes
PEMV – Pea Enation Mosaic Virus
PM – Powdery Mildew
Each seed packet contains approximately 100 seeds. Available from SeedGro, an American brand offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open-pollinated, hybrid, and heirloom untreated seeds.