Hyacinth bean for sale – Easy plant to grow with edible beans, pods, roots and leaves, mostly grown for the ornamental flowers and for the leaves, planting season in spring to autumn, better to buy plant, seedling or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Hyacinth bean – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial or annual plant, growing hardiness zone: 5+, water needed – average amount, light conditions – full sun, height: Height 2-6 m (6-18 feet) wide 3-5 m (9-15 feet).
Blooming in the spring to autumn in cold climate and in autumn to spring in hot climate, in butterfly shaped flowers that appear in purple-blue color.
Leaves harvesting in all year, in cold climate spring-summer in triangle shaped leaves that appear in green color.
Beans and pods harvesting in all year, in cold climate spring-autumn in bean purple color.
Roots in the spring to summer autumn winter in cone shaped roots that appear in brown color.
Alternative names: Lablab-bean, Bonavist bean, Bonavist pea, Dolichos bean, Seim bean, Lablab bean, Egyptian kidney bean, Indian bean, Bataw, Australian pea, Lablab purpureus.