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Dolichos lablab

Common Name(s):
Hyacinth bean, Indian bean
Cultivar(s):
Alba , Giganteus , Rudy Ruby
Category:
Vines
Comment:

Purple-green leaves; do not use high nitrogen fertilizer; sow seeds directly outdoors after the danger of frost has passed; prefers a light, moist, well-drained soil

Height:
10-20 ft.
Flower:
Pink-purple, white, lilac; fragrant; produces purple, edible beans
Habit:
Annual
Texture:
Medium to coarse
Exposure:
Sun
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Climbing Method:
Twining stems

NCCES plant id: 2273

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