Cow Pea, Cowpea, Southern Pea
Vigna unguiculata 'Washday'

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Vigna (VIG-nuh) (Info)
Species: unguiculata (un-gwee-kew-LAH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Washday
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Category:

Annuals

Vegetables

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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:

Leland, Mississippi

Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 12, 2011, MustafaMc from Leland, MS wrote:

I grew this variety because the description sounded like one my grandparents grew and called 'Rotten Crowder'. After growing it, I am almost certain that it is the same. The yield was pretty good, but was more difficult to shell after drying.