Bean, California Blackeye (Cowpea)


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Grow the unique flavors of California Black-Eye Beans in your garden! Known as Cowpeas for their signature black spots on white beans, they offer a unique sweet taste and a creamy texture. Don't miss out on this fun addition, from garden to kitchen!

How to Grow Cowpeas

  • Latin Name: Vigna unguiculata
  • Annual
  • Days to Maturity: 60-90
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-12
  • Soil: sandy 
  • Temperature: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Planting:
    • Depth: 1-2"
    • Plant Space: 6"
    • Row Space: 18-24"
  • Pests/disease: Thrips, Root rot
  • Seed count:
    • 1 lb - Approximately 2,000 Seeds

The California Black-Eye Bean is heat tolerant and only needs minimal watering to thrive. With its preference for full sun, caring for these beans is easy and hassle-free.