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90-100 days maturity. Lablab purpureus 'Murasakiiorhana Fujimame'. Murasakiiorhana Fujimame Hyacinth Bean Seeds. Heirloom, Non-GMO. Warm-season annual. The drought-tolerant Murasakiiorhana Fujimame bean is widely grown in the subtropical regions of South Asia and China. This Japanese variety of hyacinth beans has purple flowers and flat, thick, curved pods that are green and most tender when picked young and cooked promptly. Hyacinth Beans require a long season to fully mature as they tend to flower in the shorter days of the fall. It can also be grown as an ornamental or ground cover. —Approx 100 seeds/oz.
Other Common Names: Bataw, seven sons, bian dou, dau vang, Egyptian bean, fujimame, ho dhambala, kacang kera, kacang koro, kulthi, lablab bean, pin dou, pin tou, bonavist bean, tseuk tau, que dou, rou dou, thua paep, sem ki phali, and tseuktau.
How to Grow Murasakiiorhana Fujimame Hyacinth Beans
Sow seeds in the early summer well after the last frost in a warm, sunny location. The soil should be moist during germination. However, cold, wet soil will cause the seeds to rot before sprouting. If you are container gardening, be sure to provide a deep container for Hyacinth Beans.
As the plants become established, allow the soil to dry between deep waterings. If the plants look pale throughout the season, boost them with a low-nitrogen fertilizer. Save space and prepare for a high-quality bean harvest by training Murasakiiorhana Fujimame beans to climb a sturdy trellis. Most Oriental gardening books will list these as just Lablab Beans. After the harvest, leave the roots in the ground to decompose and release nitrogen into the soil for next year's crops.
Harvest young pods continually as they become ready. Gently clip off the pods at the base of the stem.
Young pods can be sliced or used whole. Always cook hyacinth beans well before eating. Hyacinth beans naturally have a cyanide-like compound that is toxic to humans and animals but is neutralized by heating thoroughly.
To create a delicious Italian-inspired bean salad: Boil or steam the beans until just tender. Drain off the liquid. Toss the beans in a vinaigrette with diced onion, torn crisp lettuce, chopped hard-boiled eggs, grated parmesan cheese, olives, and fresh herbs. It will have everyone asking for more!
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“Eating a variety of unique foods is the best way to get all the nutrients that our bodies need. Lablab beans are fantastic sources of protein, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, and copper.”
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