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Cowpeas: Vigna sinensis 'Haricort Rouge du Burkina Faso'

Botanical name: Vigna sinensis 'Haricort Rouge du Burkina Faso'

Common name: cowpea

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

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Cowpeas: Vigna sinensis 'Haricort Rouge du Burkina Faso'

at a glance

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

fall interest, bee attracting, edible, drought tolerant

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description for "Cowpeas: Vigna sinensis 'Haricort Rouge du Burkina Faso'"

Hot or cooler climates won't deter the productivity of this cowpea. Known for its resistance to extreme temperatures, this colorful variety produces high yields and delicious tasting peas. Its purple/red pods produce deep red colored peas with a distinct white eye. Excellent choice for soups or dried for other culinary dishes. Maturity in 70-90 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds originally collected from West Africa

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