Johnston's Cover Crops | Legumes

BLACKEYE COWPEA

#1173 | VIGNA UNGUICULATA

Summary

Black-eye cowpeas are a summer annual used for hay, forage, wildlife, and soil building. High-protein forage.

Plant Characteristics
Taxonomy

Zone

Regional Growing Zone
2 - California Coastal, 3 - Southern Mountain, 5 - Midwest, 8 - Appalacia, 9 - Southeast, 11 - South Texas, 12 - Southwest
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Temperature Zone
Warm

Plant Characteristics

Height
24" - 36"
Bloom Period
Summer
Bloom Color
Purple
Leaf Color
Green
Sun Requirement
Full Sun

Plant Information

Planting Season
Summer
Plant Depth
1" - 2"
Minimum Soil Temp for Germination
60° F
Establishment
Easy

Seed Information

Seeds Per Pound
3,600
Kingdom
PLANTAE
Subkingdom
TRACHEOBIONTA
Super Division
SPERMATOPHYTA
Division
MAGNOLIOPHYTA
Class
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
Subclass
ROSIDAE
Order
FABALES
Family
FABACEAE
Genus
VIGNA
Species
VIGNA UNGUICULATA

Coverage Area & Available Sizes

COVERAGE: 25-30 LBS PER ACRE

AVAILABLE SIZES:

Applications

Forage & Grazing

Cover Crop

Wildlife

Soil Health

Notes

Don’t forget to purchase the required inoculant for this product.

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