Red Leaf Hyacinth Bean
65 days. Hyacinth Bean Vine is especially lovely with deep red leaves. Red Leaved Hyacinth Bean is a fast-growing, climbing vine, producing dark crimson red foliage and deep purple flowers. Lablab seeds produce a quick screen on a trellis or fence. Its flowers are beautiful and fragrant which and attract butterflies and hummingbirds, and it even produces edible leaves, flowers, pods, seeds and roots.
**If pods are eaten they must be picked when small, as old pods and seeds can be poisonous.**
Dry seeds are poisonous due to high concentrations of cyanogenic glucosides, and can only be eaten after prolonged boiling. Chinese and Indian herbalists use Hyacinth Bean Vine as a medicinal herb.
Contains 20 heirloom seeds