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Cow pea 'Zipper Cream'

Vigna unguiculata

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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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Zipper Cream have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Zipper Cream

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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