How to Plant and Grow Black Eyed Peas

Close up of a pile of harvested and dried black-eyed peas with a wooden scoop.

Black-eyed peas, also called cowpeas, require long summers with temperatures averaging slightly below 70 degrees F. They are used fresh just like snap beans or can be shelled, cooked, or dried. They are white with a single black spot. Black-eyed peas are not a particularly hardy plant, they are however relatively easily grown under the … Read more