Hyacinth Bean (Dolichos Lablab) 10 seeds (#1799)
About the product
Tropical vine grown as a garden annual for unusual beauty and decorative qualities. Very famous because the rich light and deep purple flowers and burgundy seed pods. Foliage dark green to purple.
Grows very fast to 2 - 2.5 m during one season.
Grows well in rich, well-drained soil and full sun. Requires regular feeding.
Perfect for planting in balconies, near pergolas, fences. It has very tasty fruits that are suitable as a supplement to standard meals.
Approximately 10 seeds in 3 g packet.
Genus - Dolichos
Species - Lablab
Common name - Hyacinth Bean
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 4 - 11
Height - 2 - 2,5 (6) m
Plant type - Annual or perennial climber
Exposure - Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acid, neutral, alkaline
Soil type - Rich, well drained
Water requirements - Average, high
Landscape uses - Balconies, pergolas, decorative, edible fruits
Bloom season - July - September
Leaf / Flower color - Dark green - purple / Light and deep Purple
Sow in side from March to April or outside after the last frost.
Soak for a few hours and sow 2 cm deep into prepared moist soil.
Germination time - 7-14 days at +16-+20C.