85 days — The plants are very prolific, upright, grow two or more feet tall, and although they are generally a bush-type, if planted on too fertile soil, they will produce runners. The seeds are light brown, smooth and speckled.
'Whippoorwill' peas date well back to before the War Between the States. Although this is the old standard for general purpose cowpeas, it is no
longer commercially being grown and has become quite rare. Additionally,
much of the stock that is currently being offered by many merchants has
become mixed up and is not true to type. 'Whippoorwill' is very rare and generally in short supply. Each one-half ounce is approximately 70 seeds.