Butterfly pea growing herbaceous vine of the genus Clitoria also known as Clitoria ternatea, Butterfly pea perennial evergreen plant in cold climate grow as annual also used as ornamental and medical plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate
Flower edible the color blue in butterfly shape
Fruit (peas) grow in pods 4-6 peas in a pod, the pods edible when they young, the peas also edible in the dry condition
Requirements for growing Butterfly pea:
What is the best way to start growing Butterfly pea:
Plant / Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Butterfly pea?
Difficulties/Problems with growing Butterfly pea:
When is the best time to plant a Butterfly pea plant:
Pests and diseases in Butterfly pea:
When is the best time to prune a Butterfly pea plant?
How to prune a Butterfly pea:
More for design to easier pick
What is the size of a Butterfly pea plant?
3-5 m, however it's design
Growth speed in Butterfly pea:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Butterfly pea Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Butterfly pea:
It is possible to grow Butterfly pea indoor?
Growing Butterfly pea is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Butterfly pea bloom?
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
Blue flower in butterfly shape
Pollination is done by:
Bees, attract pollinators
Uses of Butterfly pea flowers:
Beverage, color of food
When does Butterfly pea yield:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests or diseases in Butterfly pea fruit:
What can be done with big quantities of Butterfly pea fruit?
Pods, peas: cooked, stew
Work requirements on the Butterfly pea fruit:
For the dry peas when to pick
How long does it take for a Butterfly pea to bear fruit?
Start to bear 50-80 days