Cowpeas

California Black Eyed #5

Approximately 1,000 to 2,000 seeds per lb

Wilt and Nematodes

  • 70 Days, 6-7”
  • The most commonly known cowpea and the most widely grown commercially
  • Slightly sweet flavor with meaty texture
  • All cowpeas are highly nutritious and easy to grow
  • High in protein, carbs and fiber
  • Good source of calcium, magnesium and phosphorus
  • Heat loving and drought tolerant
  • Nitrogen fixing plants
  • Tan with black hilum
Mississippi Silver

Approximately 1,000 to 2,000 seeds per lb

Open Pollinated 1965, VFN

  • 56 Days, 6.5”
  • Part of the Brown Crowder category
  • They are a large legume (cowpeas are actually a bean, not a pea) with a meaty taste and a hearty texture
  • Bred by Mississippi State University and released in 1965
  • Called silver for the silvery-green sheen on their pods
  • The 6.5” pods will have 11-12 peas “crowded” in them
  • Brown with white hilum
Pinkeye Purple Hull

Approximately 1,000 to 2,000 seeds per lb

Heirloom - 1700's

  • 65 Days
  • The most popular fresh market southern pea
  • Upright, determinate, non-vining bush type plant
  • Pods are straight, green when immature and turn to a dark purple when mature
  • Average 11 peas per pod
  • Pods on this variety cluster and sit well off the ground above foliage level
  • Tan with a pink hilum
  • Hilum dulls to maroon when dried
Zipper Cream

Approximately 1,000 to 2,000 seeds per lb

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  • 66 Days, 9”
  • Cowpeas with no color are called Cream
  • A Cream Crowder with a strong string that allows the pod to “zip” open, making shelling a cinch
  • 10-15 peas per pod
  • Creams have their own distinct taste being softer than Purple Hulls or Brown Crowders
  • Cream peas make a clear pot liquor
  • Pale cream pea with a pale cream hilum

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Catalog #Product InformationSize / Spec.Weight LbsUnit of MeasureQty Per CasePrice Break QuantityPriceQuantity
  
California Black Eyed #5
72-1613-1-2 OZ0.13EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-1613-9-2 OZ0.13EA(?)-1 --- 1$1.69
72-1615-1-8 OZ0.5EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-1615-9-8 OZ0.5EA(?)-1 --- 1$2.99
72-1616-1-1 LB1EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-1616-9-1 LB1EA(?)-1 --- 1$3.79
72-1617-1-5 LB5EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-1617-9-5 LB5EA(?)-1 --- 1$11.29
72-1618-1-50 LB50EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-1618-9-50 LB50EA(?)-1 --- 1$85.09
Mississippi Silver
72-1625-1-2 OZ0.13EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-1625-9-2 OZ0.13EA(?)-1 --- 1$2.85
72-1627-1-8 OZ0.5EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-1627-9-8 OZ0.5EA(?)-1 --- 1$3.18
72-1628-1-1 LB1EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-1628-9-1 LB1EA(?)-1 --- 1$4.35
72-1629-1-5 LB5EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-1629-9-5 LB5EA(?)-1 --- 1$16.67
72-1630-1-50 LB50EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-1630-9-50 LB50EA(?)-1 --- 1$140.89
Pinkeye Purple Hull
72-1637-1-2 OZ0.13EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-1637-9-2 OZ0.13EA(?)-1 --- 1$1.79
72-1639-1-8 OZ0.5EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-1639-9-8 OZ0.5EA(?)-1 --- 1$2.39
72-1640-1-1 LB1EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-1640-9-1 LB1EA(?)-1 --- 1$3.39
72-1641-1-5 LB5EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-1641-9-5 LB5EA(?)-1 --- 1$12.09
72-1642-1-50 LB50EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-1642-9-50 LB50EA(?)-1 --- 1$104.29
Zipper Cream
72-7860-1-2 OZ0.13EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-7860-9-2 OZ0.13EA(?)-1 --- 1$3.37
72-7861-1-8 OZ-EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-7861-9-8 OZ-EA(?)-1 --- 1$4.45
72-7862-1-1 LB1EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-7862-9-1 LB1EA(?)-1 --- 1$5.68
72-7863-1-5 LB5EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-7863-9-5 LB5EA(?)-1 --- 1$19.33
72-7865-1-50 LB50EA(?)-1 --- UPWholesale Only
72-7865-9-50 LB50EA(?)-1 --- 1$133.82