Growing Asparagus Pea, also Winged bean

Lotus tetragonobolus : Fabaceae / the pea or legume family

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
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(Best months for growing Asparagus Pea in USA - Zone 5a regions)

  • P = Sow seed
  • Easy to grow. Sow in garden. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 59°F and 68°F. (Show °C/cm)
  • Space plants: 8 - 10 inches apart
  • Harvest in 8-11 weeks. Pick early, pick often.
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Best grown in separate bed

Your comments and tips

05 Nov 21, (USA - Zone 10b climate)
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14 Oct 21, Prasad Elan (New Zealand - cool/mountain climate)
Will it be possible to obtain a packet of winged been seeds? I have heard about the nutritional value of winged been Regards Prasad
11 Oct 21, RODOLFO PORTUGAL (Canada - Zone 6a Temperate Warm Summer climate)
Is it possible to grow winged beans here in Windsor, Ontario? If it is possible, where can I get the seeds?
13 Oct 21, (Canada - Zone 6a Temperate Warm Summer climate)
From the internet and plant May June as the guide here recommends.
28 May 21, Wendy (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Hi Catherine, I planted 10 seeds early February. Nothing happened for weeks but now most are about 20cms tall. I have to prop them up. My seed packet indicates that no fertiliser is required as it is ‘a very strong nitrogen fixer’ whatever that means. Good luck.
22 May 22, (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Many peas and legumes have a beneficial relationship with bacteria that grows on the roots of the plants. Nodes will develop in the roots that store nitrogen. Cutting plants off at the roots at the end of a season, or turning over the soil with these roots left included to breakdown will allow that nitrogen to release back into the soil.
15 May 21, Catherine (Australia - temperate climate)
What fertiliser I need to use is blooming now. This is nearly end of autumn. Start to see the bean but quite small. What fertiliser I need to grow bigger bean? First time to see the flower is light blue. How long can it stay in winter ? Let me know. Thank you
14 Jan 21, Britnie (Canada - zone 4a Temperate Warm Summer climate)
Hi, I live in Toronto, Canada. I love to plant winged beans, but I don't know when can I start to germinate the seeds and plant it. So I can have faster to harvest the beans. Thank you.
18 Jan 21, (Canada - zone 4a Temperate Warm Summer climate)
By the planting guide here they don't grow in your climate zone.
25 Nov 20, Rain (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
Hi, Where to buy this seeds please share.My enail add is [email protected] Thanks R
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Is it possible to grow winged beans here in Windsor, Ontario? If it is possible, where can I get the seeds?

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