Winged Bean

Psophocarpus tetragonolobus Packet

Standard seed packet, 12 seeds

$2.00
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  • Tropical vine
  • Tasty green "winged" pods
  • Edible green leaves

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Description

'Winged Bean' seeds

Psophocarpus tetragonolobus

  • Tropical vine
  • Tasty green "winged" pods
  • Edible green leaves

Frost tender perennial that grows to 300cm (commonly grown as an annual). Is best suited to warm and tropical climates but can be grown in cooler climates with special care. Plants are tall climbing vines with green leaves producing violet/blue coloured flowers followed by green rectangular, four cornered beans. Beans are used as a vegetable and have a crunchy texture and asparagus-like flavour that is delicious both raw or cooked. Leaves are used as a leaf vegetable and are comparable to spinach. Flowers and roots are also edible. Also known as Goa Bean, Four Cornered Bean, Four Angled Bean, Manila Bean, Winged Bean and Mauritius Bean. Good disease resistance.

Seeds per gram: 4
Product code: X-030

Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 20mm
Season Mid-Spring and summer
Germination 7-21 days @ 25-30°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost tender Perennial (grown as an annual in cool climates)
Row Spacing 100cm
Plant Spacing 25cm
Plant Height 300cm
Position Full sun, moist soil
Days Until Maturity 120-240 days

*Notes: Plants need a medium to climb over; trellis, A-frame or fence are all popular solutions. Pick regularly to encourage more growth. Pods are best when young and tender. Germination occurs best at around 25°C. Plants grows best at temperatures above 25 degrees. Note: Scarification may be necessary: scratch or rub seeds with a knife, file or sand paper prior to sowing.

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  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
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