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Jackbean is a member of the Canavalia (Jack-bean) family. Its botanical name is Canavalia virosa.

Its fruits normally ripen as a colour very similar to   Thulian pink.

Jackbean is categorised as a species of flowering legume.

Normally grows with a viny habit.

United States is believed to be where Jackbean originates from.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Jackbean have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Jackbean

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

Growing Jackbean from seed

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Other names for Jackbean

Canavalia virosa (Roxb.) Wight & Arn.

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