PlantsSouthern Peas→Cow Pea (Vigna unguiculata 'Big Boy')

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Also sold as:
Big Boy Purplehull

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

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Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Feb 8, 2014 6:37 PM

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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