Winged Bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus)

Winged Bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus)

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The Winged Bean, also known as the Goa Bean, Manila Bean, or Mauritius Bean, is a versatile tropical climbing legume plant native to New Guinea. Winged Beans are both medicinal and ornamental. The grow larger and more full than most beans. Their fruit provide an excellent source of folate, vitamin C, and B-complex.

Winged Bean performs exceedingly well in heat and humidity and is an excellent summer crop. It is a long, fast grower and will reach to the tops of oak trees if you allow it! Leaves, flowers, and beans can all be eaten. The flavor and texture of the leaves is comparable to spinach.

Plant Type:
Perennial Legume Climbing Vine

Harvest Season:
Fall

Mature Size:
Up to 10' tall

Soil & Moisture:
Rich, well-draining soil.

Light Requirements:
Full Sun

Self-Fertile: 
Yes

Growth Rate: 
Fast

Zone Hardiness: 
Outdoors  with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+ 

Propagation: 
Our winged bean is grown from seed and is capable of harvesting within growing season. 

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