Winged Bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: 9 feet or more
Fruiting Time: Year Round
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Year Round
Underground structures: Tuber
Suitable Locations: Espalier
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Raw
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Propagation: Seeds: Scarify seeds: soaking for 12 to 24hr. and nicking the seed coat aids germination
Pollinators: Various insects


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Anybody got a source for Winged Beans? by dyzzypyxxy Jan 8, 2018 9:15 AM 10

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