Cowpea (Lobia Beans) Hybrid Seeds (Barbati/ लोबिया/बरबटी के बीज)
About this item
- Number of Lobia Beans seeds (lobia ke beej): 30 Seeds
- Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
- Growing season: Summer and Rainy
- Sowing Method: Direct
- Seeds sowing depth: 1 inch
- Germination Time: 7 to 14 days from sowing
- Germination temperature: 25-35°C
- Harvesting: 50 to 90 days from planting
- Plant vigor: Strong plant
What size grow bag is best for Cowpea (Lobia Beans)?
Cowpea Growing Season In IndiaCowpea is a heat-loving vine plant and its seeds can be sown in warm seasons. In India, the best season for planting cowpea is Summer (February-June) and Rainy (July to September).
How To Grow Cowpea In ContainerCowpea or lobia beans are not good to transplant and are mostly sown directly. It is a vine plant that needs some support like a pole or rope during its growth. Take a pot or grow bag fill it with the potting mix then sow the seeds at a depth of 1 inch in the soil at a distance of 2 inches from each other. Give deep water to the soil and place the pot in a sunny spot. Cowpea seeds will take about 1 to 2 weeks for germination. Cowpea seeds can germinate rapidly when the temperature is 25-35°C.
Best Fertilizers For CowpeaCowpea doesn’t require fertilizers but you can add an organic fertilizer like vermicompost, bone meal, or Neem cake at the time of planting.
Cowpea Plant Care TipsSoil– Cowpea prefers well-drained soil that is slightly acidic (ph 6.0 to 7.0).
Sunlight – The plant needs full sunlight every day (at least 6 to 8 hours of direct light) but partial shade is also suitable for growing cowpea.
Temperature – Optimum growing temperature for cowpea (lobia) is 25- 37°C.
Water – Cowpea requires regular watering during the growing season, try not to get the leaves wet; Keep the soil moist in dry weather.
Common pests and diseases – Certain insects such as aphids, spider mites, bean beetles, and leafhoppers are commonly found in cowpea plants; and some diseases such as powdery mildew and Fusarium wilt infect plants. Use organic insecticide neem oil to avoid these insects and stay free from diseases
Cowpea Flowering And Harvesting Time
- Lobia or Cowpea will start flowering within 4-5 weeks after the visible vine. Cowpea plant flowers are self-pollinating; there is no need for insects or wind to pollinate.
- Cowpeas will take about 50 to 90 days to harvest.
Cowpea Special Features
- Common name - Southern peas, black-eyed peas,
- Hindi Name - Barbati, Lobia (बरबटी, लोबिया)
- Scientific name - Vigna unguiculata
- Height – 3 to 8 feet
- Level of growing – Easy
Why are my cowpea seeds not germinating?Cowpea seeds will not germinate because of improper growing conditions like insufficient sunlight, overwatering, or underwatering.
Do cowpea plants need support?For vertical growth of cowpea, it needs support like pipe, bamboo, rope, or wires for producing more fruit, they require more space to grow.
Why is my cowpea flowering but no pods?Sometimes cow pea plant is healthy growing and flowering but the pea pods do not form, this can be the cause of poor pollination.
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Item Weight : 6.50g
Net Quantity: 30N
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Assembly Required: No
SKU : Cowpea (Lobia)
Country of Origin: India
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THE GOOD... All the seeds germinated. The plants grew up very healthy and I have started harvesting them.
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