Lupinus perennis

£2.50

Wild lupin. A perennial from North America, growing 60 cm (2 ft) high. The seeds are edible after cooking (used any way that cooked beans are); the young seedpods are also edible cooked. An excellent nitrogen-fixing legume which also accumulates other minerals. Leaves and flowering stems are used for dyeing and bees love the flowers. Likes a well-drained, slightly acid soil and full sun; hardy to -25°C. Stratification: SC. Number of seeds: 20.

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Wild lupin. A perennial from North America, growing 60 cm (2 ft) high. The seeds are edible after cooking (used any way that cooked beans are); the young seedpods are also edible cooked. An excellent nitrogen-fixing legume which also accumulates other minerals. Leaves and flowering stems are used for dyeing and bees love the flowers. Likes a well-drained, slightly acid soil and full sun; hardy to -25°C. Stratification: SC