Purple Hull Peas
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Purple hull pea pods stunted

Zone Northeast Louisiana | Quentin Johnson added on August 2, 2015 | Answered

What might be causing some of my purple hull pea pods to be stunted? Some pods are not growing to full length but are maturing.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on August 10, 2015

Mosaic virus can affect the plants and cause the pods to not form normally or stunted as you describe.
Here are a couple of links, the article about cucumber mosaic would apply the same to your peas.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/black-eyed-peas/growing-black-eyed-peas.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/cucumber/cucumber-mosaic-virus.htm

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