Hyacinth Bean Vine

Price: $ 3.50

Dolichos lablab

A striking, vigorous climber that will quickly cover a fence or trellis with large leaves.  Lilac bean-like flowers from mid summer followed by shiny crimson pods.  Pods, young leaves and flowers are all edible.  The young pods have a floury, chestnut-like flavour and vibrant colour. They can be stir fried or blanched and used in salads or coleslaw. Grows to 3m tall. 9cm pot. Frost tender.

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