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Pea Seeds - Black-Eyed Peas

Pea Seeds - Black-Eyed Peas

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Size Price Savings Quantity
1 Ounce $4.79
1/4 Pound $15.79 18% Savings
1 Pound $47.29 38% Savings
5 Pounds $94.49 ($1.18/ounce) 75% Savings
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  • Suited for dry, hot climates
  • Versatile bean for cooking
  • Eat it on New Year's for good luck!
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size 6 to 8 inches
Growth Habit Climbing

Flavor Profile Mild; Nutty; Earthy
Plant Characteristics Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Soil Improvement
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Dried, Microgreens

About Pea Seeds - Black-Eyed Peas

Vigna unguiculata

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Shelling Pea

Grow Heirloom Peas - Plant Black Eyed Pea Seeds

If eating Black Eyed peas on New Year's Day is good luck, imagine your potential fortune eating your own home-grown Black Eyed peas! Highly tolerant of drought and a wide variety of soil conditions, enjoy heavy yields of smooth 6-7" pods that are packed with cream colored peas with a black eye. Eat as a green shelled pea or leave on the vine to dry for later use.

Planting Information

Planting Pea Seeds - Black-Eyed Peas

Planting Season Cool Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1 inch
Plant Spacing 4 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Pea Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
1 Ounce 140
1/4 Pound 560
1 Pound 2240
5 Pounds 11200

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