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Approximately 1.04 seeds per gram
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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Mucuna pruriens v. utilis is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - annual or perennial, depending on climate
Flower or inflorescence:
RED-VIOLET, racemes to 30cm.
dark velut. oblong pod
3 ovate lfts. 19x17cm
|Height, in meters: 4
Height, in feet: 13.20
|Mucuna pruriens v. utilis seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
| Parts of Mucuna pruriens v. utilis are considered toxic.
Synonyms (alternative names) for Mucuna pruriens v. utilis:
|Mucuna deeringiana, Mucuna pruriens v utilis ssp d,|
Common names for Mucuna pruriens v. utilis:
|Benghal Bean, Cowhage, Florida Bean, Samtbohne, Velvet Bean,|
Mucuna pruriens v. utilis
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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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.
Mucuna pruriens v. utilis seeds will usually germinate in 21-90 days.