Red Ripper Cowpea

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Red Ripper Cowpeas or "Southern Field Peas" are a nutritious warm-season legume. It is a prolific variety with pods that are reddish-green colored, about ten inches long and filled with up to eighteen red peas. An excellent source of dietary fiber and protein.

Species Cowpea, Red Ripper
Vegetable Size 7-13 inches long

Days to Germinate

7-14

Days to Harvest

80

Germination Rate

92%

Test Date

10/20

Lifespan

Annual
Country of Origin

United States

Sunlight

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Seeds Packed For

2021

 

Planting Instructions:

Sow 1-2 inches deep in soil about 2 inches apart after danger of frost has passed in Spring when soil temperature is 60-65F. Thin to 4-6 inches when seedlings reach about 3 inches tall.

Spacing 4-6 inches
Row Spacing 12-24 inches

 


Nutrition Facts:

Calories 648
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1 g 1%
Saturated fat 0.4 g 2%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.2 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 10 mg 0%
Potassium 2,470 mg 70%
Total Carbohydrate 124 g 41%
Dietary fiber 25 g 100%
Protein 39 g 78%
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 13% Iron 54%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 35%
Cobalamin 0% Magnesium 62%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.