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Cow pea 'Zipper Cream'

Vigna unguiculata

Zipper Cream is a popular variety of Cow pea, which belongs to the Vigna genus (Vigna unguiculata 'Zipper Cream'). This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year.

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How to grow Cow pea 'Zipper Cream'

  • Full Sun

  • Low

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Zipper Cream is thought of as tender, so it is really important to ensure that the outside temperature is well above freezing before planting or moving outdoors. Ensure your soil has a ph of between 5.5 and 6.5 as Zipper Cream is a weakly acidic soil loving plant.

Growing Zipper Cream from seed

Look to ensure a distance 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) deep.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Zipper Cream about 0 days after your last frost date.

Transplanting Zipper Cream

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Zipper Cream is a tender plant.

Harvesting Zipper Cream

Cow pea 'Zipper Cream' information

How long does Zipper Cream take to grow?

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When should I sow Zipper Cream?

Folia's when to plant Cow pea 'Zipper Cream' estimates are relative to your last frost date. Enter your frost dates and we'll calculate your sowing and planting dates for you!


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