Sword Jackbean Canavalia gladiata

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Canavalia gladiata

Family:

Fabaceae

Genus:

Canavalia

Species:

gladiata

Common Name:

Sword Jackbean

Seeds Per Pound:
226
Quantity:
22.36 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
9
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
6-8 feet
Collection Locale:
India
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
annual
In Stock: 22.36 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
8.95
1 lb
79.50
1 kg
158.00
10 lb
695.00
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Canavalia gladiata, usually called Sword Bean, is a domesticated plant species in the legume (Fabaceae) family. more...
* The legume is a used as a vegetable in interiors of central and south central India, though not commercially farmed. In Telugu it is called 'chamma kaya' also called 'Tammi kaya' more...
* The fruits are eaten as a vegetable in Africa and Asia. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov