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Bean

Phaseolus spp.

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Phaseolus polystachios - Thicket Bean by Fritzflohrreynolds (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering

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Flowering

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Bean Overview

There are about 70 species in this genus. They are twining climbing plants with thin, usually bright green, trifoliate leaves. The flowers are produced in racemes of white, yellow, red or purple flowers; they are followed by long, narrow seed pods.

How to propagate Bean

Seed

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring.

Other uses of Bean

Cultivated worldwide for their beans