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Trailing Long Beans (Zi 28-2)

Posted by Squeekie Qubec, Canada (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 2, 04 at 22:14

Hi there,

I bought seeds for Oriental trailing long beans (approx. 26") and wonder if anyone could give me good tips on how to grow them - and cook them! - with success.

Thanks!

Martine


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RE: Trailing Long Beans (Zi 28-2)

Grow them in full sun.
I never have problems growing them. One of my beans measured 32 and l/2 inches. I didn't get to pick them for a few days so they got long and inedible. So pick them when they are young.

I just had my first crop...I stir-fried them with some sliced chicken meat and garlic/black bean sauce and some
onions. It was delicious.

Hope they do well for you.


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RE: Trailing Long Beans (Zi 28-2)

Pick them when they are no thicker than a pencil and they will be tender and delicious. I'm growing mine on an arch this year and love it:
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The front of the arch has European cucmbers, middle has small French cantaloupes, the back has beans.


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RE: Trailing Long Beans (Zi 28-2)

Here is AdrianaG's photo for anyone who could not see it in the above post:




Threads Discussing Long Beans at this forum.



Vigna unguiculata: Cultivation (How to Grow Long Beans)



Recipes 1



Recipes 2



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RE: Trailing Long Beans (Zi 28-2)

Did you do the same thing this year with the beans AdrianaG?


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