Dwarf Snake Bean- Black Seeded

Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis

Standard seed packet, 20 seeds

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Dwarf Snake Bean- Black Seeded

Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis


  • Climbing
  • Stringless
  • Yard long bean

Climbing. Popular Asian vegetable. Long green pods with black seeds to 50cm long. Can be eaten raw or cooked. Good steamed, stir-fred, in curries and in salads. Also known as "Yard long bean". Best suited to warm climates.

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 15mm
When: Spring(or after frost) and early summer
Row Spacing: 50cm
Position: Part or full sun, well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 10cm
Hardiness: Frost tender
Days to Maturity/flowering: 70-90 days
Care: Plants need a medium to climb over; trellis, A-frame or fence are all popular solutions. Pick regularly to encourage more growth. Keep well watered. Best picked when young and tender; around 30cm. Best suited to warm climates.

(Product number: X-023)
Seeds per gram: 8 seeds

SKU X-023
Botanical name: Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 20 seeds
Seeds per gram: 8

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