Southern Pea (Cowpea) Knuckle Purplehull 100 Non-GMO, Heirloom Seeds
Heavy yielding, brown crowder type pea. Known as "Knuckle Hull" because of the big, plump peas! Low bushy plant with 6-9"L pods scattered at foliage level. Pods turn reddish to purple with large seeds that turn brown when dry. Purple flower. Excellent dried and as a canning variety. Cowpeas, Southern Peas, are the most productive and heat tolerant legumes around. Cowpeas come in bush, vine, tall and short varieties. Great for stopping soil erosion and weed suppression. Cowpeas make an excellent Nitrogen source ahead of fall-planted crops and attract many beneficial insects. Cowpeas grow well on poor land and add lots of rich matter to the soil. Also, they make a good animal fodder crop. Harvest in about 65 days. Germination rate is about 80%. David's Garden Seeds is a Veteran owned business that has been offering quality seeds since 2009.