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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 5 to 8 feet
Fruit: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Vegetable
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Pollinators: Bees

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A Love for Annual Vines from SeedA Love for Annual Vines from Seed
By Joannabanana on May 26, 2013

There are many annual vines that are very easy to start from seed. Some of these vines are enormous and will give you a gorgeous vertical display in the right spot. Most annual vines can be started from seed early, indoors, and/or direct sowed after the danger of frost is past. Many are suitable for either container gardening or directly in the ground.

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Location: Illinois, USDate: 2011-08-20There's a windmill under there.
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Location: ILDate: 2004-07-17
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Location: TennesseeDate: 2013-08-28
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Location: my garden Date: 2015-04-10
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Courtesy Outsidepride
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Location: My Garden, Washington StateDate: 09/22/16Beans left to dry on vine
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Courtesy Annie's Heirloom Seeds
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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On May 3, 2020 Seeds sown
planted by two, 12-16 seeds
piksihk On February 12, 2017 Seeds sown
WG frt bed/trellis
piksihk On November 26, 2016 Obtained plant
botanical interests "double" blend from Enchanted Forest
piksihk On May 1, 2014 Bloomed
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