General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 6 inches to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 6 inches - 12 inches
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Edible Parts: Fruit
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Peanut
  • Amendoim
  • Cacahuete
  • Goober Pea
  • Earth Nut

Photo Gallery
Location: Central Texas
Date: 2018-08-10

Courtesy Outsidepride
  • Uploaded by vic

Date: 2012-08-10
Photo courtesy of: Alex E. Proimos

Photo courtesy of: fishhawk

Date: October 20, 2010

Courtesy Outsidepride
  • Uploaded by Joy

Planted by a squirrel, sprouted in my Mum.
Location: Pinellas Park,FL
Date: 2012-09-03
Donated by a local squirrel

Date: October 24, 2010
Growing Peanuts!
Location: Botanical Garden München-Nymphenburg, Munich, Germany.
credit: Diego Delso

Courtesy Outsidepride
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Osaka Prefectural Flower Garden, Osaka, Japan.
Date: August 2, 2009
Photo by KENPEI
Photo by robertduval14
Location: Osaka Prefectural Flower Garden, Osaka, Japan.
Date: August 2, 2009
Photo by KENPEI
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2012-06-06
Location: Pinellas Park,FL
Date: 2012-09-03
Peanuts forming on the roots

Date: October 1, 2010
Sprouting in the lawn, the result of peanuts being buried by the
Comments:
  • Posted by plantladylin (Sebastian, Florida - Zone 10a) on Dec 3, 2011 12:41 AM concerning plant:
    I found these plants growing in my backyard, compliments of the squirrels who buried the peanuts that I put in the bird feeders.

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