B and T World Seeds' reference number:
|Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence:
PURPLE-RED, to 19mm.
7cm. legume, 4 winged, pick young (at 4-6cm.)..( ~ 50 days)
3 lfts. obov. 2.5cm. (germin. 2-4 weeks)...~ moist soil
|Height, in meters: 0.5
Height, in feet: 1.65
|Lotus tetragonolobus sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Lotus tetragonolobus:
|Lotus purpureus, Tetragonolobus purpureus,|
Common names for Lotus tetragonolobus:
|(cul: quickly sauteed whole, taste like asparagus), (cul:or boil briefly,dried seeds used for"coffee"), Asparagus Pea, Bin Dow, Winged Pea,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|1||: Stock list|
|Our stock changes almost every day, with seeds arriving and being shipped all over the world.|
We only stock long lived seeds, except for a few species that are always in demand.
Seeds that are not in stock are acquired fresh when ordered.
|34||: Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List|
|Not all Oriental Herbs are Culinary, or even edible. Be sure to correctly identify and prepare all herbs and vegetables before use.|
|53||: Bedding Plant Seed List|
|78||: South Eastern European Native and Introduced Plants|
|83||: Vegetable Seed List|
|90||: Cereals, Legumes, and other Food and Oilseed Plants|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|952||: Wholesale Selection|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Lotus tetragonolobus seeds will usually germinate in 14-30 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Transplant into 8cm pots.