Growing Cowpeas, also Black eye peas, Southern peas

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24 Aug 19 Natalia (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I want to know the fertilizer recommendation(Including major and minor elements) of cowpea in sub-tropical, Australia. I lived in Armidale, NSW and I am going to grow cowpea. If I have a chance, could you please discuss boron and zinc fertilizer application (both basal and foliar fertiliser application)? Regards, Natalia
26 Aug 19 Anon (Australia - tropical climate)
If you were going to grow these on a large commercial scale then you could go into all this stuff you ask. Are you growing it to eat. In some farming it is used as a green manure crop. It puts N back into the soil - also some fibre. A general vegie fert would do. If really into boron and zinc buy some at Bunnings and apply at the rate on the packet.
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