Peanut, Virginia Bailey Jumbo

$2.99

 Arachis hypogaea

Minimum: 10+ seeds

Grow your own delicious and nutritious peanuts with our premium Virginia Bailey Jumbo Peanut Seeds. Known for their large size and exceptional flavor, these seeds are perfect for gardeners and farmers seeking a high-yield crop. Virginia Bailey Jumbo Peanuts are a popular variety prized for their versatility in the kitchen and their robust growth in the garden.

Key Features:

  1. Large and Flavorful: Produces jumbo-sized peanuts with a rich, nutty taste.
  2. High Yield: Known for its prolific production, ensuring a plentiful harvest.
  3. Easy to Grow: Suitable for both novice and experienced gardeners.
  4. Versatile Use: Ideal for roasting, boiling, and making peanut butter.

Growing Instructions:

  • Planting Season: Best planted in the spring after the last frost.
  • Soil Preparation: Prefers well-drained, sandy soil with a pH of 5.5-6.5. Amend the soil with organic matter to improve fertility.
  • Planting Depth: Sow seeds 1-2 inches deep.
  • Spacing: Space seeds 4-6 inches apart in rows 2-3 feet apart.
  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Ensure adequate irrigation during dry spells.
  • Sunlight: Requires full sun for optimal growth.
  • Fertilization: Use a balanced fertilizer at planting time and again midway through the growing season.
  • Weeding: Keep the area weed-free to reduce competition for nutrients and water.

Harvesting Tips:

  • Maturity: Peanuts are ready for harvest 120-150 days after planting when the leaves begin to yellow.
  • Harvest Method: Carefully dig up the plants and shake off excess soil. Hang the plants in a warm, dry place to cure for 2-3 weeks.
  • Storage: Once cured, remove the peanuts from the plant and store in a cool, dry place.

Benefits:

  • Nutrient-Rich: High in protein, healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals.
  • Homegrown Goodness: Enjoy the satisfaction of growing your own peanuts, free from pesticides and chemicals.
  • Versatile Culinary Use: Perfect for a variety of recipes, from snacks to gourmet dishes.

Additional Uses:

  • Animal Feed: The nutritious peanuts can also be used as a high-protein feed for livestock.
  • Cover Crop: Peanut plants can improve soil health by fixing nitrogen, making them a valuable addition to crop rotation.
  • Garden Mulch: The leftover plant material can be composted or used as mulch to enrich garden soil.

Care Tips:

  • Mulching: Use mulch to retain soil moisture and suppress weeds.
  • Pest Control: Monitor for common pests such as aphids and treat as necessary with organic or chemical controls.
  • Disease Management: Rotate crops to prevent soil-borne diseases and practice good garden hygiene.

Seed Specifications:

  • Variety: Virginia Bailey Jumbo Peanut
  • Type: Annual
  • Size: Jumbo
  • Yield: High
  • Growth Habit: Upright

Ideal For:

  • Home gardeners seeking a rewarding and productive crop.
  • Farmers looking to diversify their crops and improve soil health.
  • Culinary enthusiasts wanting to grow their own high-quality peanuts for homemade recipes.

Plant our Virginia Bailey Jumbo Peanut Seeds and enjoy a bountiful harvest of large, flavorful peanuts. Whether you're growing them for personal consumption or commercial purposes, these seeds are sure to deliver exceptional results. Order now and start your peanut-growing journey!