Annual

Hyacinth Bean Vine

NZ $4.95

Description


A striking vigorous climber that will quickly cover a fence or trellis, this twining tropical-looking plant has large wine coloured patterned leaves and distinctive Purple stems. From mid summer plants are covered with spikes of pretty pea or bean like Lilac Rose blossoms. These flowers are then followed by shiny flat pods of a brilliant royal Crimson colour. Completely edible pods (if well cooked), young leaves and flowers.

Maturity 90 days from direct sowing.
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Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION HEIGHT DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS PREFERRED GARDEN POSITION WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET BEST USE
20-25 10-14 300cm-icon 300cm 15cm-icon 15cm Full Sun-icon Full Sun 2.3 15 Trellis needed-icon Trellis needed

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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