Texas Cream 8 Pea


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Texas Cream 8 is a popular garden cowpea! A prolific producer of concentrated sets of pods right on top of upright bush plants. These peas are easy to spot and pick. Green when mature and tan with dry. Strong drought tolerance and forgiving of any soil condition. These peas keep their color when cooked have a creamy but not mushy texture. An excellent source of dietary fiber and protein.

Species Cowpea, Texas Cream 8
Vigna unguiculata
Plant Size 2-3 Feet Tall

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Country of Origin

United States


Full Sun, Partial Shade

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Planting Instructions:

Soak overnight in warm water for 8-12 hours, no more than 24-hours. Plant 2 inch in soil after danger of frost has passed in Spring whenever air temperatures are reliably above 70F and soil temperatures are above 60F.

Within-Row Spacing 2-3 inches
Between-Row Spacing 36-40 inches

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 130
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.5 g 0%
Saturated fat 0.1 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.2 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 6 mg 0%
Potassium 625 mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 27 g 9%
Dietary fiber 7 g 28%
Sugar 4.4 g
Protein 4.3 g 8%
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 18% Iron 8%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 5%
Cobalamin 0% Magnesium 18%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.