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Vigna unguiculata

This staple of Southern cooking brings back memories for just about anyone who grew up south of the Mason-Dixon Line. You might hear them called cowpeas, Southern peas, or black-eyed peas. They're especially popular and are eaten on New Year's Day for good luck in the South and in African-American communities.

This Southern star can also be grown in more northerly regions. Depending on variety, it grows as a bush or vine. Closely related asparagus bean, also called yard long bean for its pods that grow to 3 feet long, is a vining plant.





From 3 to 20 feet


18-30 inches wide

how to grow Cowpea

more varieties for Cowpea

'California Black Eye' cowpea
'California Black Eye' cowpea
is a high-yielding variety with a meaty texture. It's named for the central black spot that develops on each bean. 70 days
'Red Noodle' asparagus bean
'Red Noodle' asparagus bean
is highly ornamental -- its lavender flowers develop into burgundy pods. 90 days

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