Yardlong Bean Vigna unguiculata (sesquipedalis)100% 2926/169 days
Finish expected 2013-10-01
GrowingPlanting is still growing today
uh... is this mosaic virus? does that explain why I can never grow beans here?
Of 8 planted, 2 still survive.
EDIT: Found a couple more that are still alive hiding under some celery when I thinned the celery. Also, a couple of them suddenly took off like crazy this weekend. Like, grew a foot. Maybe this is actually happening?
Got a good crop and some seeds. Planted again 2015; the ones in the main garden didn't sprout but the ones in the new part of the garden are doing well. They just finished flowering and I'm leaving the last beans on to get more seeds.
No harvests recorded
Seeds savedSave seeds
No seeds saved
yardlong bean Vigna unguiculata (sesquipedalis)
Median Lifespan 169 days
yardlong beanseeds planted by neotoma in Washington DC or thereabouts
Other yardlong bean plantings at the same latitude