Mayo Speckled Cowpea - (Vigna unguiculata)

$3.15

Mayo Speckled Cowpea has a similar appearance to a tiny pinto bean with great flavor. They are a pretty little mixed-color cowpea with shades of gray, gray-mottled, or orange and tan mottled. Originally from a Mayo village in the low desert of Los Capomos in the state of Sinaloa, Mexico. Not available commercially, they are very tasty and deserve to be better known in home gardens.

Planting Instructions

Outdoor Sowing Recommended. When all danger of frost is past, direct sow seed covering 1" deep and 3-6" apart in well-drained soil and full sun. Seeds germinate in 5-7 days at 75-85F. Water weekly in dry weather. Planting every 3 weeks until midsummer assures a continuous supply.

Full Description

Mayo Speckled Cowpea has a similar appearance to a tiny pinto bean with great flavor. They are a pretty little mixed-color cowpea with shades of gray, gray-mottled, or orange and tan mottled. Originally from a Mayo village in the low desert of Los Capomos in the state of Sinaloa, Mexico. Not available commercially, they are very tasty and deserve to be better known in home gardens.

Planting Instructions

Outdoor Sowing Recommended. When all danger of frost is past, direct sow seed covering 1" deep and 3-6" apart in well-drained soil and full sun. Seeds germinate in 5-7 days at 75-85F. Water weekly in dry weather. Planting every 3 weeks until midsummer assures a continuous supply.

Current Stock:
Seed Count Approx 60 seeds per pack Days to Maturity 70-85 days Organic Yes
SKU: V1444

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