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lob lob beans or hyacinth bean

We saw this plant growing at Ryton organic gardens. Quite interested in growing it.After looking on web suggestion that it is poisoness, and need to  cook the pods for a long time. Has anyone any experiance of this bean.Name Lob Lob bean or Hyacinth bean.


  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,350

    I've grown them and they didn't come to much. Just as a flower though, not as a food crop. I have seen them looking quite good in other gardens.

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • WelshonionWelshonion Posts: 3,114

    I grew some last year.  The weather was just too cool and they came to nothing much.

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