Texas Cream 8 Southern Peas (Cowpea) is an open-pollinated, heirloom that matures in 75 days. Tall, bushy plants bear pods above foliage. Abundant yields of small, white peas. Very popular garden variety! Mild flavor and a creamy, soft texture. Upright, tall bushy type plant with dark glossy leaves. High, concentrated set pods make peas easy to pick. High yields of small seeds with a smooth and wrinkled seed coat. Green when mature and dark straw-colored when dry. Highly tolerant to drought and a wide variety of soil conditions, including heavy clay and sandy soils. Approximately 187 seeds per ounce or 3,000 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.
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 90 seeds. Available from SeedGro, an American brand offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open-pollinated, hybrid, and heirloom untreated seeds.