Whippoorwill Dry Bean, Cowpea (Pkt)

Southern Exposure Seed Exchange

Once the standard for southern peas, this variety is drought-tolerant and will grow in almost all soils. 5' vines produce loads of 7-8" green pods with a purple tinge. Mature seeds are small and light brown with black speckles. Seeds are good eaten green or dried. Pkt (14g) Approx. 100 seeds/pkt.

Brought to the Americas from Africa during the slave trade, grown by Jefferson at Monticello. 

85 days

MPN: 16111