This selection is grown in the UK where it has proved successful in the less than sunny conditions and coolness of the English climate. Produces masses of two inch tubers close together along the rhizome. Medium sized vine is produced similar to the species around 8-12 ft. long. It has flowered profusely for us but has not produced peas. Tuber quality and yields make this one of the most easily grown selection in short season areas.
Ships in the spring and fall during dormancy. If unavailable due to a crop shortage in the spring we will automatically ship them in the fall.
|Genus & Species||Apios americana|
|Seed Source||Unknown Find|
|Pollination Requirements||Not sure. Does not produce peas here so far.|
|Soil||Prefers moist high organic soils but tolerable to a wide range of loams and clays.|
|Climate||Zone 4 ish- Zone 9. Not for arid climates but possibly under irrigation good yields in hot dry locations.|
|Ease of Cultivation||Very productive selection making it a good groundnut to begin with. Anyone can grow this pretty much like pole beans with similar average cultural requirements.|