Beans, BROWN RICE (Vigna umbellata) Climbing-Mountain-Bean, Feijao-Arroz, Frijol De Arroz, Frijol Mambe, Frijol Rojo,


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Very small brown bean, with a mild flavor. Great garnish for salads.

Climbing-Mountain-Bean, Feijao-Arroz, Frijol De Arroz, Frijol Mambe, Frijol Rojo, Haricot Riz, Mambi-Bean, Oriental Bean, Oriental-bean, Red Rice Bean, Reisbohne, Rice-Bean,

The English language name is a literal translation of the Chinese language name (Chinese: 米豆; Hanyu Pinyin: mǐdòu)

Slender twining vine; drought-tolerant; needs well-drained soils; often intercropped with rice. There are both climbing and bush types of rice bean. It can be grown as an annual or perennial. The bush variety can be 30-75 cm tall. Trifoliate leaves grow thick on the stems providing a dense ground cover. Yellow flowers are followed by round pods in heavy producing groups of 5-12 about 10 cm long. The plants require short days to flower. Seeds are ready for harvest 90-120 days after planting depending on the time of year.

Sow seeds in full sun. Provide a support as plants grow. Plant about 18- to 24-inches apart. Keep soil evenly moist. Young pods and leaves can be eaten fresh or allowed to mature and dry on the vine before picking.

Vegetable Seed Saving: Allow bean pods to dry on plant; then break them open to collect the large bean seeds. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.

Materials: garden,heirloom,Organic Bean,Frijol De Arroz,Frijol Mambe,Frijol Rojo,Haricot Riz,Oriental Bean,Red Rice Bean,Reisbohne,Climbing Mountain Bean,Feijao Arroz,Mambi Bean

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