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Vigna unguiculata 'Calico Crowder'

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Vigna (VIG-nuh) (Info)
Species: unguiculata (un-gwee-kew-LAH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Calico Crowder
Additional cultivar information: (aka Polecat Peas)

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:
Climbing

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:
51 to 60 days
61 to 70 days

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive lssfishhunter On Dec 16, 2012, lssfishhunter from Jonesville, SC (Zone 7b) wrote:

This variety is very productive. The taste is good but production is excellent! After many pickings, you wonder if they are going to ever quit producing peas.

Positive bamabean On Jul 16, 2010, bamabean from Birmingham, AL wrote:

Good taste and long producer. You get many pickins from this one. Good size pea and easy to pick.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Waynesboro, Mississippi
Jonesville, South Carolina



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