Cowpea Seeds - Calico Crowder
75-85 Days from Planting/Transplanting
Cowpea Calico Crowder, with its beautifully patterned seeds, is steeped in American southern agricultural traditions. It's a cherished variety, celebrated not only for its beauty but for its adaptability and resilience.
Beyond its aesthetic allure, Calico Crowder is a culinary staple in dishes like Hoppin' John. Its earthy flavor complements various cuisines and is a rich source of protein, making it both tasty and nutritious.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions:
Plant seeds about 1 inch deep in well-drained soil, spacing them 3-4 inches apart. They prefer full sun but are notably drought-resistant, making them suitable for various environments. While they can withstand drier conditions, regular watering yields a more bountiful harvest.