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Cowpeas: Vigna sinensis 'Old Timer'

Botanical name: Vigna sinensis 'Old Timer'

Common name: cowpea

also known as (black eyed pea, crowder pea, southern pea, purple hull speckled)

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

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

fall interest, bee attracting, edible

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description for "Cowpeas: Vigna sinensis 'Old Timer'"

Colorful in and out of the garden, is this attractive cowpea variety. This bushy plant produces long 7" purple pods, filled with tan colored peas, adorned with dark speckles. Ideal for small garden spaces, peas can be enjoyed fresh or dried. Maturity in 80 days. Edited by S. Derr

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