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Akanata Mame

Canavalia gladiata


Akanata Mame
Seed #190
This tropical Japanese cultivated bean is only harvested when the pods are young and tender. The dense, glossy green pods are flat, have a ridged edge, and taste like snap beans. This variety has pink/red flowers. Large vines grow quickly and should be trellised.
  • Warm season annual
  • Approx. 2-4 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 to 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 when 4-6" long and pods are still tender.
Germination
Temperature
Seed
Depth
Seed
Spacing
Row
Distance
Plant
Height
70-80F 1" 4-6" 36-48" 60-84"
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Prepare young beans as you would green beans and thoroughly cook. Delicious steamed and in stir-fries.
 
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