Asian Beans

Asian Beans

A diverse group of many relatives of the common bean, they are to be grown like the common bean except as noted. Many grow much better than common beans in warm weather, also most tend to be more disease resistant.

Indian Curved Pod Lablab Bean

Indian Curved Pod Lablab Bean


(Dolichos lablab) This is another Lablab Bean with a very... Read More

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“ Beh Pien” Giant Lablab Bean


Charles Vancouver Piper wrote a very interesting account of LabLab... Read More


Danshree Guvar Bean

Guvar Beans are very tasty, they are grown throughout India and are regularly... Read More
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Red-Leaved Hyacinth Bean

Here is one of the most beautiful and lovely of all legumes. Vines display... Read More
Bean Moonshadow

Moonshadow Hyacinth Bean

(Dolichos lablab) Beautiful purple pods are used in Asia as a curry and... Read More
Pigley Pigeon Pea

Pigley Pigeon Pea

Pigeon Peas are an essential food in many parts of the world. Here in... Read More
Bean Jicama

Jicama or Yam Bean

(Pachyrhizus erosus) 120 days. Long vines can grow twenty feet long and... Read More
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Asian Winged Bean

(Psophocarpus tetragonolobus) This is one of the most unique beans; it... Read More
Kabouli Black Garbanzo Bean

Kabouli Black Garbanzo Bean

This unique heirloom variety was collected in Kabul, Afghanistan. The 2’... Read More
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