Sage's Texas Cowpea

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Vigna unguiculata

60 days for green, 90 for dry, bush habit. What a mod mix of colors, and interior designers dream! These originally a breeding project of Joseph Lofthouse of Landrace Garden Seeds in Paradise, UT. Very productive and well adapted to a short season climate, can be eaten as green beans, shelly beans, or dry beans.

How to grow it:  

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant

Sun

Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing

75-85

Not rec.

6-17 d.

No

Full

1-1.5”

3-6”/8-10”

Direct sow 1" deep after all danger of frost has passed. In row spacing is 3" with 8" between rows. Soaking seeds for 2-4 hours can hasten germination time. Planting with bean specific bacterial inoculum may help boost yields, especially if planting where beans have not grown before.

Seed specs:

Packet size:  1/4 oz. ~35 seeds