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BLUE BEAN TREE
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BLUE BEAN TREE
Seeds TREE WITH BLUE BEANS (Decaisnea Fargesii)
bag of 4 seeds
Latin Name: Decaisnea Fargesii
Vernacular Name: Blue Bean Harbre, Gherkin Tree, Blue fruit sausage, Blue Bean, Dead Man's Fingers
Decaisnea fargesii is an upright shrub, native to western China
This shrub is dedicated to the French botanist of the 19th century: Joseph Decaisne. Its introduction in Europe dates from 1900.
It is especially decorative by its curious sausage-shaped fruits of a strange metallic blue color.
Deciduous, alternate, imparipinnately compound, 60-90 cm long, with 13 to 25 leaflets, entire, broadly lanceolate, acuminate. The underside of the leaves is creepy and illuminates the shrub at the slightest breeze. In autumn, the foliage takes a nice yellow-butter color. The twigs are thick, pruinose, smooth, shiny, olive-yellow.
Inflorescences in 35 cm panicles, composed of greenish-yellow flowers, pendulous, 2 to 3 cm long, in late spring.
The fruit is a fleshy pod of blue color, pruinose, 8-10 cm long and containing white pulp and numerous seeds. The fruits are tasteless, but consumed in China.
Decaisnea fargesii requires the following exposures: partial shade, light, sun
The Decaisnea is an easy plant that is satisfied with all good soil, with a preference for a fresh soil, rich, humus and draining.
Hardiness: -23 ° C
Sowing in buckets at 18-20 ° C ° C in bright situation from February
Your lot will be shipped in standard bubble envelope format within 2 to 5 days after receipt of payment.
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