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Cowpeas: Vigna sinensis 'Carrapichio'

Botanical name: Vigna sinensis 'Carrapichio'

Common name: cowpea

also known as (black eyed pea, crowder pea, southern pea)

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Photo credit: Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company
Cowpeas: Vigna sinensis 'Carrapichio'

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Soil: dry, neutral, sand
Sun:
  
Zones: 1a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

fall interest, bee attracting, edible

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description for "Cowpeas: Vigna sinensis 'Carrapichio'"

Reaching heights of up to four feet, is this unique cowpea. Known for its khaki colored peas and long green pods, it is an extremely rare variety. With its climbing habit, it will need support. Maturity in 60-70 days. Edited by S. Derr

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