Top Pick Cream Pea


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The Top Pick Cream Pea Cowpea is an upright bush plant with a prolific set of pods at the top where they are easy to see and harvest. Plants produce 2-3 heavy flushes of pod sets. Pick when light purple for easy shelling. These peas keep their color when cooked have a creamy but not mushy texture. These popular peas are also an excellent source of dietary fiber and protein.

Species Cowpea, Top Pick Cream Pea
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.