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Pulsegleaner

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The flower on the cowpea took, and I have a pod. I'll try and take a pick when the pod is a bit riper (to show the white wax color) Though I am a little nervous about lifting the cage to do so (I know for previous experience the chipmunks LOVE those pods, and the plants are short enough they can reach them easily, so part of me is reluctant to break the earth seal between the cage and the ground and make it easy for a chipmunk to dig under)

And my wild soybeans are getting pods. I'll have to watch those like a hawk, since I assume wild soybeans shatter when they are ripe.
 

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Cowpeas harvested, and I'm a bit disappointed. Neither pod turned white (they were both green) or got all that juicy. I guess that was a maternal mutation that didn't get passed on to those two plants.

Seed wasn't all that good either. One of them may not have ripened all the way (even through the pod was mature) and both are sort of smaller than the parent seed. When and if I can ever get back to Flushing, I think I need to get more black cowpeas from the original source and try again from scratch.
 
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