Decaisnea fargesii

£2.50

Blue bean. A large deciduous shrub from Western China, growing to 5 m (16 ft) high – 3 m in 10 years. It bears huge pinnate leaves, yellow flowers and remarkable metallic-blue seed pods the shape of broad bean pods. These pods are edible raw, with a sweet, rather delicate flavour. Likes a moist site in sun or part shade; hardy to -20°C. Stratification: CS16. Number of seeds: 6.

Out of stock (A selection of warm-weather plants will be available June 2022. All other trees and perennials will be orderable from late July, for autumn/winter delivery)

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Description

Blue bean. A large deciduous shrub from Western China, growing to 5 m (16 ft) high – 3 m in 10 years. It bears huge pinnate leaves, yellow flowers and remarkable metallic-blue seed pods the shape of broad bean pods. These pods are edible raw, with a sweet, rather delicate flavour. Likes a moist site in sun or part shade; hardy to -20°C. Stratification: CS16