Colossus Crowder Pea

Improved Crowder flavor.

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Colossus Crowder Pea

Improved Crowder flavor.

  • 7-9 inch pods
  • Easy to shell
  • Disease-resistant plants
Semi-vining plants produce plenty of 7-9 inch, easy-to-shell, silver-green pods with large, brown peas. The peas have an improved flavor over older varieties. Colossus Crowder Pea, sometimes called a cow pea, is one of the more popular southern peas and can be eaten as a green shell pea or dried for later use. The plants produce high yields, are resistant to fusarium wilt and nematodes and are adaptable to a range of soil conditions, including clay and sandy soils. 75 DAYS.
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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Fall 2021 Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A to 4A 6/1/21 - 10/29/21
4B 6/1/21 - 10/29/21
5A 6/1/21 - 10/29/21
5B 6/1/21 - 10/29/21
6A 6/1/21 - 10/29/21
6B 6/1/21 - 10/29/21
7A 6/1/21 - 10/29/21
7B 6/1/21 - 10/29/21
8A & B 6/1/21 - 10/29/21
9A & B 6/1/21 - 10/29/21
10A & B 6/1/21 - 10/29/21
Last Order Date All Grow Zones:Oct 25, 2021

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Product Details

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Vigna Unguiculata 'Colossus Crowder'
  • Height: 24 inches.
  • Spacing: 1 - 4 inches between plants and 24 - 36 inches between rows.
  • Depth:1/2 inch deep.
  • Spread:24 - 36 inches.
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Pollinator:Self pollinating
  • Yield: Excellent producers.
  • Size: 1/4 Lb
  • Fruit: Straw-colored, red-tinged 7-9 inch pods.
  • Days To Maturity: 75 Days
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Germination: 7 - 12 Days
  • Form: Vegetable, Pea, Southern Pea, Cowpea
  • Flower Form: purple flowers
  • Soil Requirements: Deep, rich, fertile, loose soil.
  • Seed Count: 1/4 lb. is approximately 400 seeds, (sows a 50 ft row) and 1 lb. is approximately 1600 seeds.
  • Foliage: Green foliage with alternate 3 foliate leaves.

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