asparagus bean


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asparagus bean

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Noun1.asparagus bean - South American bean having very long succulent pods
legume, leguminous plant - an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
genus Vigna, Vigna - genus of vines or erect herbs having trifoliate leaves and yellowish or purplish flowers; of warm or tropical regions; most species often placed in genus Phaseolus
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Now if we look more carefully at the subheadings, information is provided on artichokes, asparagus, amaranth, asparagus bean, asparagus lettuce or celtuce, okra, onion, calabaza, chayote, Jicama and Luffa.
The asparagus bean, for instance, was bred to be grown on trellises or poles.
If your nursery does not sell asparagus bean seeds, you can order by mail.
They're also called "yard-long beans" or "asparagus beans," and they're a heavy producer of green beans that clock in at about 18 inches long.
Pole beans, runner beans and asparagus beans become extremely heavy at maturity.

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