Cowpeas are an annual vining cowpea variety with medium-large, reddish-green pods and red or light colored peas.
Cowpea plants do well in a wide variety of soils, are drought tolerant & very palatable to all classes of livestock-offering producers high yields of high quality forage.
**We temporarily will have 2 varieties: Red Rippers and Iron and Clay for a short time.
Red Rippers are a newer, late maturing, tall Red seeded Cow Pea with an aggressive growth habit with vigorous spreading vines.
Iron & Clay are an older variety that are medium maturing and a longtime favorite of wildlife enthusiasts.
Cowpea plants produce heavy yields of leafy cowpeas that are a wildlife favorite with quail, bird and deer hunters and can be used for grazing or hay production.
Plant 1-2″ depth.
Cowpeas can be planted from late spring to early summer when soil temperatures reach 60 to 65 degrees.
Cowpeas cannot tolerate colder soils or frost.