Vegetables and Fruit forum: Anybody got a source for Winged Beans?

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Name: Elaine
South Sarasota, Florida (Zone 9b)
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dyzzypyxxy
Sep 3, 2015 8:32 PM CST
Looking for some seeds of this tropical bean relative. Like a fool, I forgot to save some seeds from the last time I grew it, at our former house. They are delicious, pretty and very successful in Florida which, trust me, says a lot!

Winged Bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus)
Elaine

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Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
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Weedwhacker
Sep 4, 2015 6:21 AM CST
Hi Elaine -- Baker Creek and Kitazawa Seeds both have them. Smiling
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Name: Elaine
South Sarasota, Florida (Zone 9b)
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dyzzypyxxy
Sep 4, 2015 8:31 AM CST
Wonderful, thanks Sandy.
Elaine

"Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." –Winston Churchill
Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
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Weedwhacker
Sep 4, 2015 6:54 PM CST
I tip my hat to you.
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Name: KadieD
Oceania, Mariana Islands (Zone 11b)
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Rainbow
Nov 19, 2015 1:10 PM CST
@dyzzypyxxy
Hi Elaine, have you planted your winged bean seeds yet? It's the growing season for them now in my location.
Name: Elaine
South Sarasota, Florida (Zone 9b)
The one constant in life is change
Cat Lover Master Gardener: Florida Tropicals Multi-Region Gardener Vegetable Grower Region: Florida
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dyzzypyxxy
Nov 19, 2015 1:53 PM CST
Hey Kadie, I think I have to wait until the weather is warming a bit to plant them. I should have put them in as soon as I got them, but I didn't. Now, we have what passes for "winter" here in Florida but it does get cool enough for beans to not thrive. So, late February I'll be planting them.
Elaine

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Name: KadieD
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Wet Tropical AHS Zone 12
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Rainbow
Nov 19, 2015 2:00 PM CST
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