Sea Island Red Pea (Bean) Bush?? or Pole??

dancinglemons(7B VA)June 8, 2012

Hello all,

I am going to start some Sea Island Red Peas from a store purchase bag (Anson**Mills) and can not find any reference on the web as to plant habit. Anybody know if this "field pea" is bush or pole. I need to know before planting so that I can prepare (or not) the trellis. Waiting to see is not an option for me. I do not know if they will grow but want to try.

DL

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drloyd

DL, I checked the SSE database and did not find a reference to this. - Dick

    Bookmark   June 8, 2012 at 6:08PM
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fusion_power

It is a bush cowpea.

DarJones

    Bookmark   June 8, 2012 at 10:03PM
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dancinglemons(7B VA)

Thanks DarJones. I searched everywhere and most results were about cooking. Sure hope these peas meant for cooking will sprout!!

Cheers,
DL

    Bookmark   June 9, 2012 at 2:41AM
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