Adzuki bean , Chinese Red Bean ( SEEDS ) ,ASIAN VEGETABLE
- Heirloom, Non-GMO. Vigna angularis. 70 days. Warm season annual. This is an early maturing and small seed variety. Adzuki bean is grown mainly for the dried red beans which are used in the Asian soup and sweet confectionery paste. Young green beans can be prepared like French filet beans. Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds late spring (April-May in Japan) after last frost in a sunny location. Approx 200 seeds / oz.
,known as Chi Dou
5 g packet - Approximately 35 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 800 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 3,200 Seeds
Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Harvesting occurs in early summer to midsummer (June -July in Japan). Pick young green bean pod for fresh cooking. For dried beans, harvest the total plant at the end of the season and hang indoors to dry thoroughly before shelling the beans. Adzuki beans do not require trellising. Adzuki beans are prepared in many ways. It is commonly prepared sweet, boiled, and mashed with sugar into a red bean paste. Also beans can be added to soups, pureed with spices, and fresh bean sprouts.