Germ 7-14 days (Tetragoholobus lotus)
This 12-18” tall plant with pea-like foliage is covered with interesting little winged pods. They are best harvested at about an inch in length and are delicious steamed or stir-fried. The whole plant, roots, shoots, and pods are edible. Bright red flowers make it quite ornamental as well. 50 seeds
Outdoors- Sow 1” deep and 1-2” apart in early spring with soil temperatures 40-70 degrees.
Harvest- Pick every day for continuous harvest.
Tips- Adding inoculant with rhizobium bacteria will increase yields. Plant again, two months before last frost date for smaller fall harvests. Varieties with vine lengths over 3 feet require support.