Purple Hull Pinkeye Cowpea
70 days. Vigna unguiculata
Produces heavy yields of purple pods that contain creamy colored peas with maroon eyes. Bush-like plant is self-supporting if planted thickly. Excellent for drying, canning, and fresh eating.
Bush type plant produces heavy yields of 6 to 7" long pods.
Freshly shelled Purple Hull Pea. These are from Mary's Heirloom Seeds I planted these 2/12 and 1st harvest today 4/22. These are my favorite Southern Pea. They taste amazing 🤩 and are larger than the ones I had last year from Walmart.
My husband and I have grown this particular cowpea our entire married life. Most of the peas stand above the bushy plant although it sometimes grows like what we call a half runner. Regular cowpeas are dry and drab tasting compared to these. Needless to say, they are so pretty too!! We love them.