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Cow Pea - 0.5 Kg Seeds

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Vigna unguiculata, common names for cultivated cowpeas include black-eye pea, southern pea, yardlong bean, catjang and Crowder Pea, lubia, niebe.
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The cowpea is one of several species of the widely cultivated genus Vigna. Four subspecies are recognised, of which three are cultivated: Cowpeas are one of the most important food legume crops in the

Common name: Vigna unguiculata
Color: brown
Bloom time: last summer
Height: 80 cm (31.5 in)
Difficulty level: easy to grow

Planting & Care
Start with a fresh garden bed, nicely weeded with the soil loosened and ready for planting. Stick the seeds straight into the dirt, planting about 1 in. deep and 4-6 inches apart, in rows 18 in. Water thoroughly, then wait a few days for the seeds to germinate.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Soil: well-drained soil

Water: medium

Temprature: 65°F

Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Care:
  • This year I thought it would be fun to try growing “field peas” for the first time.
  • Although they’re called peas, they’re really more like beans, in my opinion.
  • I wanted to grow them particularly to experiment with drying and storing them.


Care:
  • After a few weeks, the cowpeas will start drying on the vine.
  • If you’re having a particularly rainy season, you might pick them a little before they turn brown and finish drying indoors so the peas don’t mold.
  • You also want to pick the pods before they start splitting open.


Special Feature:
Put the dried, even mostly dried, pods in a pillowcase. Toss into clothes dryer on very low for about fifteen minutes. The heat will pull out the rest of the moisture AND split the hulls. Dump into a bucket and shake. Shells and seeds will separate
Use
Medicinal use:
  • Philippine Herbal Mediciines


Note:
for medicinal use

Reference:
http://newlifeonahomestead.com/growing-cowpeas/

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5 / 5 Bharat Joshi 09 September 2018
Good quality vegetable seeds..95% terminated..

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