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Akahana Mame

Phaseolus vulgaris


Akahana Mame
Seed #188
This rare Japanese pole bean is also called ‘flower bean’. The plant produces red flowers and pods up to 8" long. The mottled 1" beans are a deep red/purple color on a black background and wrinkle when dry.
  • Warm season annual
  • Approx. 5-8 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
  • Maturity: Approx. 80-95 days
  • Planting season: Late spring/early summer
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Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in late spring/early summer after last frost in a sunny location. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Train to climb a vertical support. Harvest at 8-10" long when beans start to bulge in the pods and are about 1" in size. Can also be harvested for dry beans.
Germination
Temperature
Seed
Depth
Seed
Spacing
Row
Distance
Plant
Height
70-80F 1" 1" 36-48" 60-84"
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Soak dry beans before boiling. When cooked, rinse and add sugar and salt. Dissolve sugar by reheating. Toss with a large spoon to avoid breaking the beans.
 
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