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Cowpeas: Vigna sinensis 'Risina del Trasiorfino'

Botanical name: Vigna sinensis 'Risina del Trasiorfino'

Common name: cowpea

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

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Cowpeas: Vigna sinensis 'Risina del Trasiorfino'

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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 'Risina del Trasiorfino'"

Originating in Italy, this rare, dwarf bush cowpea is seldom available in the US market. Producing cream colored peas with a distinct white eye, it both drought tolerant and very productive, even in gardens with limited space. Maturity in 60-80 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds originally collected from Perugia, Italy

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