They are the largest peanut of all the four main types of peanuts.
There are generally two peanuts per pod, but there can be one or three.
Despite their name, most of the varieties now grown commercially have been developed in North Carolina, and they are mostly grown in north-eastern North Carolina. They are though, also grown south-eastern Virginia.
15% of the peanuts grown in America are Virginia Peanuts (2004 figures.)
46% of Virginia Peanuts (2004 figures) grown in America are used for peanut butter; 42% are used for snacks.
130 to 150 days from seed.