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Vigna unguiculata

BEAN-YARD LONG-BLACK SEED is Similar to yard long bean with brown seeds they are prolific producers growing to 50 to 60cm. Best suited to warm hot climates, resistant to BCMV (Bean Common Mosaic Virus), they can be harvested in 80 days. Also call asparagus green beans, and Chinese long beans or just snake beans.

The pods hang in pairs with white, pink or mauve flowers, that should be picked for vegetable uses before matured. Sensitive to the temperature and grows relatively slow in mild-cold environments. Sow direct into soil 2.5cm deep 7cm apart then thin to approx.17 cm apart, during spring, summer when soil is warm. Rows 1 meter apart. Matures 70-90 days Germination 7 – 10 days

Requires a 2 meter trellis. Prefers well manured soil in sunny position.

pH: 6.0 to 7.5 – Tender Annual

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