Winged bean is also known as Asparagus pea, Winged pea, Four Angled bean, Manila bean, Princess bean, and Dragon bean. Almost every part of this tropical plant is edible: The beans (used as a vegetable), the leaves (cooked like spinach), the roots (similar to potato), and the dried seeds (used for flour). Winged bean has great heath benefits. It contains highest plant proteins, rich vitamins and mineral.
Winged bean originate from tropical areas, requires warm climate, the best growing temperature is 68~78 F. Winged bean is short day plant, long day light will delay its flowering and fruiting and encourage more vines and leaves.
Yellow seeded variety is medium maturity. About 85 days from sowing to fruiting. Flower is white. Pod is about 20~25 cm long. Very productive.