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Edible Flower

Edible Flower

Variety's Flowers may be consumed.

Good for Trellising

Good for Trellising

Variety requires a trellis in order to grow properly.

Heirloom

Heirloom

HL = Heirloom. Seeds which have been saved over many years and passed down, in original form, from generation to generation.

Ideal for drying and crafts

Ideal for drying and crafts

Variety is excellent for creating dried Flowers.

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Ruby Moon
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Ruby MoonHyacinth Bean Seed

1002

Product ID: 1002

Award-winner provides color all season.

Purple stems, lilac-rose blossoms and shiny, 2-3" magenta pods. While all parts of the plant are edible, it is recommended that the mature seeds be boiled twice before eating; used in Asian, Thai, and Indian cooking. Blooms and pods are useful as cut flowers; pods may also be dried. Perennial in Zones 9-10. Best grown as an annual elsewhere. Ht. 10-20'. Avg. 100 seeds/oz. Packet: 15 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1002Packet  $4.95 
100250 Seeds  $12.00 
1002100 Seeds  $21.15 
1002250 Seeds  $38.60 
1002500 Seeds  $69.60 
10021,000 Seeds  $129.05 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   110-120

Plant Cycle:   (TP)  

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Edible Flower   Good for Trellising   Heirloom   Ideal for drying and crafts   Use for cut flowers and bouquets  

Shipping Information & Notes

Young, tender pods are boiled and eaten like green beans or snow peas or used as a curry vegetable. Popular in the Asian tropics.

The leaves can be eaten like spinach, and the flowers can be eaten raw, steamed, or added to soups or stews.

Dried seeds are cooked in any of the ways commonly used for beans.

Please Note: Mature seeds must be boiled before eating. Like most soybeans, they contain a trypsin inhibitor that is broken down by heat as well as a cyanogenic glucoside that is leached out by the cooking water.

Growing Information

Hyacinth Bean

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 5-12 days at 65-70°F (18-21°C)

SOWING: Transplant - Sow 4-6 weeks before last frost. Direct seed - After last frost. Trellis or other support required.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

PLANT HEIGHT: 10-20'.

PLANT SPACING: 12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 9-10.

HARVEST: Flowers - 80% of flowers on stem are open. Pods - When 1/2 on stem are shiny and firm. Edible flowers - Fully open.


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