• Lab Lab (Hyacinth) Beans Beans

Lablab purpureus

Also known as Egyptian kidney bean, dolichos bean, Bataw and Australian pea, among others. This bean is native to Africa where the whole plant is edible. The leaves are eaten like spinach, the flowers and immature pods are eaten as vegetables, the roots can be baked or boiled and eaten, the dry beans are used to made tempeh and tofu.

The vines can grow up to 2m tall, are purple in colour, and have beautiful pink/purple flowers.

The plants are drought tolerant and can source water from the soil from at least 2m deep. They are also tolerant of high temperatures and can tolerate lower temperatures for short periods.


Standard packet contains approx 25 seeds

Petite packet contains approx 10 seeds






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Lab Lab (Hyacinth) Beans

  • Product Code: 212-961
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  • R28.00

  • Ex Tax: R28.00

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