Cow Pea, Cowpea, Southern Pea
Vigna unguiculata 'Red and Black'

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Vigna (VIG-nuh) (Info)
Species: unguiculata (un-gwee-kew-LAH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Red and Black
Additional cultivar information:(aka Rouge et Noir)
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Category:

Annuals

Vegetables

Height:

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Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

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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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Regional

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

Benton, Kentucky

Jonesville, South Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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

This variety has the potential to produce very long pods packed with peas. I love the taste and the production. I always pick mine when the shells start to turn; therefore, they are black or very close to being so. This will remain a staple in my garden.