An ancient vegetable grown in Peru for over 8000 years. madagascar bean is a vigorous climbing lima bean. it is excellent at coping with wet humid condition. There is usually little pod production in the 1st year but it is very prolific after that. The seeds are an attractive white with burgendy speckles. The shelled beans can be used fresh or dried in soups and stews. If harvested young, while the seeds are still white, it is a good tropical substitute fro broad beans.
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Perennial Vegetables (#PerennialVegetables)
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1 (Self Pollinating)
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Customer Comments on Madagascar Bean
Will grow on the central coast nsw unsure if it will continue to come back for the 7 years that is it meant yet... | Myles Adams - Chittaway Bay, NSW 24-Feb-2015
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