Cowpea, Queen Anne

  • Sale
  • Regular price $4.75


Vigna unguiculata

75 days.  Versatile and widely grown, this popular cowpea can be eaten as a green or dry bean.  Compact bush plants produce no runners and yield quickly in northern climates.  Dependable and high yielding.

Cowpeas are also called southern peas and blackeyed peas.

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