- Cowpeas grow best in well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter.
- Plant cowpea seeds about 1-2 inches (2.5-5 cm) deep and 3-4 inches (7.6-10 cm) apart in warm soil.
- Water cowpeas regularly and deeply, especially during dry spells.
- Cowpeas are nitrogen-fixing plants, but adding phosphorus-rich fertilizer can help them grow stronger.
- Mulch around cowpea plants to help retain soil moisture, suppress weeds, and keep the soil temperature cooler.
- Use insecticidal soap or neem oil to control pests like aphids, leafhoppers, and spider mites.
- Harvest cowpeas when the pods are plump and the seeds inside are firm but not hard.
Cowpea Beans Seeds
Cowpea, also known as black-eyed pea, southern pea, is a legume plant that is widely grown for its edible seeds. It is a staple food in many parts of the world, particularly in Africa and Asia, and is valued for its high protein content and drought tolerance. Cowpea is a warm-season crop that thrives in hot, dry conditions and is often grown as a cover crop to improve soil fertility.
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|Dimensions||11 × 1 × 15 cm|