Black Eye Peas - Raw Seed

Vigorous, Heat-Loving Legume

Item Number: SCL825


In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.


In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Vigna unguiculata Warm season legume cover crop.

Vigorous, heat-loving legume. Great choice for California growers.

  • Application Rate: 40-50 lb/acre or 2-3 lb/1000 sq ft.
  • Inoculant: Cowpea inoculant (sold separately)
  • Germination: 5-10 Days
  • Plant Height: 40"
  • Days to Maturity: 80-90 to flower, 90-120 Days to fruit
  • Uses: Fixes Nitrogen (150-250 lb/acre), produces good organic matter. Planted early, it aggressively chokes out summer weeds.
  • Facts to Note: Plant in rows 18"-24 apart.


  • Adds Significant Organic Matter
  • Fixes Nitrogen
  • Good for Forage/Hay
  • Good for Weed Competition
  • Provides Quick Growth
  • Requires Summer Water


Life Cycle Tender Annual Plant Height Tall, over 36"
Planting Time Spring, Summer Seed Variety Single
Life Cycle Tender Annual
Plant Height Tall, over 36"
Planting Time Spring, Summer
Seed Variety Single

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Shipping Weight: 1.10 lbs. Dimensions: 8"L x 5"W x 1.5"H


Quick cover

Filled the beds quickly to smother summer weeds.

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