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Cowpeas: Vigna sinensis 'Stick Up'

Botanical name: Vigna sinensis 'Stick Up'

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 'Stick Up'

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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 'Stick Up'"

A distinct growing habit characterizes this cowpea. A long time favorite in the South, it is known for its pods "sticking up" off their vines. Upon producing small brown peas with a distinct white eye, they can be enjoyed fresh or dried. Maturity in 80 days. Edited by S. Derr

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