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Jack bean

Canavalia ensiformis

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Jack bean is a plant which belongs to the Canavalia (Jack-bean) genus.

Jack bean is categorised as a species of flowering vegetable.

Normally grows with a vine habit.

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

How to grow Jack bean

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun / partial sun and remember to water moderately.

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

Growing Jack bean from seed

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Other names for Jack bean

pig bean

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