Winged Bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus)

Winged Bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus)

Regular price $11.95

Live Winged Bean Plant
Ships in 100% Biodegradable 4" Coconut Fiber Planter

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.

Order Processing & Shipping Schedule
Orders are processed and shipped at the beginning of each week via 1-3 Day USPS Priority Mail.  Average order processing time before shipment ranges from 1-14 days.

Tracking information
A confirmation email with tracking information will be sent immediately upon shipment. You can track the progress of your order online anytime by logging in to your account. Delivery confirmation will be emailed when your plants have reached their destination, so you never miss a beat!

Shipping Cost
Shipping will be calculated at checkout and varies based on order weight and your distance from the nursery.  Shipping is combined for multiple plants. The more you grow, the more you save!

Can I pick up my order at the nursery?
Yes, just select Store Pickup at checkout and schedule your pickup date/time. A member of our team will reach out if the time you have chosen needs to be rescheduled.  There are no same day pickups. 

For more frequently asked questions visit our FAQ's page.

Weather Holds
Orders placed in colder climate zones during the winter months will automatically be placed on hold until Spring or when temperatures in your area are above freezing on the expected date of delivery.  

Heat Packs
Heat packs can be purchased separately to avoid cold weather delays.
If you live in a colder climate and do not want to wait until Spring to get your new plants, we recommend adding a heat pack to your order. Your plants will ship as scheduled and arrive safely, with no risk of freezing on the way to your front door.

Plant Care

Plant Type: Perennial Herbaceous Climbing Legume.  Can be grown as an Annual. 

Harvest Season: Plants flower 40 to 140 days after sowing. Pods reach full-length about two weeks after pollination and are ready to harvest at 6 weeks.

Mature Size: Large vigorous vines can reach 9-12 ft. Harvest beans up to 3" in length.

Soil & Moisture: Well draining soil, keep soil moist. 

Exposure: Full Sun, Light Shade 

Zones

Climate Zones: USDA plant hardiness Perennial Zones 10+, Annual 6-11.

Patio Planting Zones: 4+

All of our tropical fruiting plants can be grown in small or large containers in northern zones or planted outside in warmer climates.