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Azuki bean

Vigna angularis

Belonging to the Vigna genus, Azuki bean has a botanical name of Vigna angularis. It is a flowering edible vegetable that typically grows as an annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Normally grows with a vinelike habit.

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Azuki bean is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

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How to grow Azuki bean

Keep in mind when planting that Azuki bean is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors.

See our list of companion Plants for Azuki bean to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Azuki bean from seed

Transplanting Azuki bean

As Azuki bean is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Common Azuki bean problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Azuki bean plants:

Azuki bean Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin angularis meaning “angular”

Other names for Azuki bean

Adzuki bean

Vigna angularis (Willd.) Ohwi & Ohashi

Azuki bean care instructions

How long does Azuki bean take to grow?

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Popular varieties of Azuki bean

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