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Adzuki Bean

Vigna spp.

Starr 050407-6232 Vigna o-wahuensis by Forest & Kim Starr (CC BY 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering


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Minimum temperature

Expected size




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Adzuki Bean Overview

A genus of legumes originating from the tropics, including many economically important edible crop plants as well as ornamental specimens. They are generally evergreen and may be annual or perennial. They have a climbing or scrambling habit. Examples of well-known members of this genus include mung beans, adzuki beans and cowpeas. In the UK they require protection from frost.

Common problems with Adzuki Bean

How to propagate Adzuki Bean


Seed in autumn or spring.

Other uses of Adzuki Bean

Grown mainly as crop plants for their leaves, pods and seeds.