General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Fruit: Edible to birds
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Fruit
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ

Victory Seed Company sells seeds of 'Big Boy'.

Common names
  • Cow Pea
  • Cowpea
  • Southern Pea
Also sold as:
  • Big Boy Purplehull

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Location: Victory Seed Company - Liberal, OR
Image used with permission of the Victory Seed Company
Location: Augusta GA
Date: 2004-07-22
Location: Augusta GA
Date: 2004-07-17
  • Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Feb 8, 2014 6:37 PM concerning plant:
    Medium large cream pea that is quite prolific. Larger than a Blackeye without the colored eye but with similar flavor. Popular with those who like a larger pea than Pinkeye Purple Hull. Primarily used as a green shellie.

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