Mainly used as fodder or green manure this bean can be harvested and eaten as green bean when very small still, or dried as pulse.
Origin – International Heirloom
Type – Cow
Variety – Akkerboon
Plant group – Beans, Peas
Seasonal – January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Uses – Soil conditioning, Vegetable
Direct plant 3cm deep, in-row spacing 5cm, between rows 60cm in full sun.
Germination: 7 – 20 days at 10°-20° C.
Care: Water medium & Fertilization low.
Good Companions: Most Vegetables, Herbs & Salads.
Excellent Green Manure.
Bad Companions: Peas, Onions, Garlic & Leek