Also known as runner bean or multiflora bean.
|Germination||direct sow 1 in. deep after last frost, germ (6-10 days)|
|Requirements||full sun, moderate water req.|
|Life Cycle||perennial often grown as an annual|
|Antagonists||all 'Allium' (garlic, leeks, onions, etc.), kohlrabi, peppers, radishes, sunflowers|
|Uses||edible*(flowers, leaves, roots, seeds, seedpods), medicinal|
|Notes||raw seeds contain toxins, cook before eating, nitrogen fixer|
|Breed Status||Open Pollinated|
|Saving Seeds/Propagation||allow pods to dry on the plant before harvesting|
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