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Garden Talk: Hyacinth Bean Vine

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Dicentra
Philadelphia, PA
(Zone 6b)

May 29, 2001
10:38 PM

Post #5580

Geez..this vine already crapped out for me! They started nicely from seeds, now I have seed pods forming and not much growth, with more leaf loss. They're in full sun, good soil with nitrogen, no bugs but they aren't growing as I had expected...pooh!
Trish
Calalily
Deep South Coastal, TX
(Zone 10a)

May 30, 2001
2:15 AM

Post #78302

Dicentra
They're beans, they like poor soil. i may have a few seeds left if you need more. they should do good planted directly in the ground.
Calalily

paulgrow

paulgrow
Allen Park, MI
(Zone 6a)

May 30, 2001
2:08 PM

Post #78429

Dicentra:
I've been starting seeds for years.
I didn't have any luck with them either.
I dont know what happened I think I'll take Calaliyies advice and plant the seeds directly into the soil; outside.

Paul
Calalily
Deep South Coastal, TX
(Zone 10a)

May 31, 2001
2:14 AM

Post #78643

I started some in cell packs and then transplanted into the garden. They finally got about three feet high. I had one bean to come up where I had them the year before. It must have been 20 or more feet long and bloomed like crazy. That's all I can figure out that was different.
Calalily
ribbitcat

May 31, 2001
9:42 AM

Post #78661

i had one indoors a couple of years ago,grew really tall,throught the blinds on the conservatory roof,not many leaves,about 2 flowers i didnt bother with it again
*sigh*
it looked so good in the books...

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