• Ground Bean

    Ground BeanGround Bean
    • $9.95
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    Orders placed now will be shipped bare rooted April/May 2019. Pickup orders Brooktondale, NY Spring 2019.


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    Description

    Also called hog peanut. Small herbaceous vine, self-sowing extensively. This fast expanding native shade groundcover produces edible beans above and below ground. Nitrogen-fixing. Cultivated by Native Americans for centuries.

    Scientific Name: Amphicarpaea bracteata
    Plant Hardiness Zone: 3
    Fruit Size: Lentil-sized above ground, lima-bean sized below ground
    Harvest: Fall through early spring beans
    Light: Full sun to full shade

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