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Pinkeye Purplehull BVR Pea Seed

Most widely grown Southern pea variety.

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Pinkeye Purplehull BVR Pea Seed

Most widely grown Southern pea variety.

  • 8-inch long pods
  • 9-11 seeds per pod
  • Plants don't require staking
Productive plants and flavorful seeds make Pinkeye Purplehull BVR Pea a favorite among Southern gardeners. The plants produce 8-inch long, dark purple pods that contain 9-11, kidney-shaped seeds with maroon colored eyes. The seeds, also called cowpeas or crowder peas, have a wonderful nutty flavor and are excellent cooked fresh or dried for later use. Because the pods on Pinkeye Purplehull turn dark purple when the peas are mature, it makes it easy to determine the proper picking time. 80 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.

2022 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A to 4A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
4B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
5A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
5B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
6A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
6B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
7A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
7B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
8A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
9A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
10A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
Last Order Date All Grow Zones:Oct 24, 2022

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Vigna unguiculata 'Quickpick Pinkeye Purplehull'
  • Height: 24 inches.
  • Spacing: 1 - 4 inches between plants and 24 - 36 inches between rows.
  • Depth:1/2 - 1 inch
  • Spread:24 - 30 inches.
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Size: 1/4 Lb
  • Fruit: 8" long pods. The pods are dark-purple and about seven to eight inches long containing nine to eleven, kidney-shaped seeds with large, maroon colored eyes. Both pods and peas tend to be slightly larger than other standard purplehull varieties.
  • Days To Maturity: 60 Days
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Germination: 7 - 12 Days
  • Form: Vegetable, Bean, Pea, Southern Pea, Cowpea
  • Soil Requirements: Sandy Soil
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: 1/4 lb. is approximately 400 seeds, ( sows a 50 ft row) and 1 lb. is approximately 1600 seeds.

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