Brown Crowder Cowpeas pk/50
Brown Crowder Cowpeas CP4-50

Brown Crowder Cowpeas pk/50

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SKU BN121-50
$3.00 $2.75
Availability: In Stock
Country Of Origin: USA USA
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60 days. Vigna unguiculata. Open Pollinated. This bush-type plant produces heavy yields of long pods of cowpeas. Brown cowpeas. An excellent choice for home gardens. United States Department of Agriculture, PI 293469.

Lot No: 50305-004273

Germination: 80%

Test Date: 03/22

Seeds Per Pound: 1,600

Plant Height: 24” tall

Planting Season: Spring

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun

Planting Method: Direct Sow



Cowpea Bean Seeds
Vigna unguiculata

 
Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1 to 1 1/2"above 65 F 7 to 14 daysFull Sun Spring
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A 2 - 3"12 - 36" 2 to 3"70 - 90 days
Cowpea Seed Planting Information:

Plant your cowpeas outdoors directly in the garden after your last frost date. Germination is improved when soil temperature is above 65 F. Cowpeas require a long growing season with 4 months of warm days. They are drought resistant and basically can grow anywhere corn can grow. Plants can grow 8 to 36" tall.

Warning: Do not plant in cold wet soil or you may experience poor germination!

Soil Requirements:

Requires rich fertile soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Beans do not like soil that is too moist. Water during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Periodically apply Miracle Gro.

Harvest Tips:

Cowpeas can be harvested at any time, but are most often used as a green mature bean. Also grown and used as a dried bean. Frequent harvesting also encourages plant to produce more pods.


Beans (Cowpeas)
Growing Calendar
Minimum Outdoor Soil Temperature: above 65 F
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Seed Depth: 1 to 1 ½“

Days to Germination: 7 to 14 days

Plant Spacing: 2 to 3”

Row Spacing: 12 to 36”

Sunlight Requirement: Full sun

Days to Harvest after Planting Outdoors: 70 to 90 days


USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 to 11


Use Miracle-Gro© Seed Starting Mix for best germination results.

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