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Bean Asian Winged

NZ $4.95

Description

Incredibly versatile climbing bean from New Guinea with four winged edges on the pod. Besides the nutrient rich high protein bean, you can also cook the leaves, stems and tuberous roots, nothing is wasted. Pods are best picked when immature and can be eaten raw with the leaves cooked like spinach. Perennial in warm climates like a Scarlet Runner but annual in cooler climates.

Matures 100 days from Direct Sowing.

 

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6170

Psophocarpus tetragonolobus

Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET PREFERRED GROWING METHOD BEST USE
22-25 7-10 300cm-icon 300cm Warmer Temps 2.3 30 Direct Sow-icon Direct Sow Asian Cuisine-icon Asian Cuisine

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

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

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