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Post  countrynaturals on 8/2/2017, 8:50 pm

Anybody ever hear of these? I read that they're like peanuts. I don't know if that's growth pattern or flavor, but they're from Africa and supposed to be heat tolerant, so I'm interested. Cool
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Post  sanderson on 8/4/2017, 12:06 am

Interesting.

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Post  countrynaturals on 8/4/2017, 10:24 am

@sanderson wrote:Interesting.
Also called Bambara Groundnut.



For best growth, bambara needs bright sunshine, high temperatures, and frequent rain to grow best. It grows well in an average temperature of 20 °C to 28 °C. It requires a frost-free period of at least 3 to 5 months and is a typical short-day plant. The plant is highly adaptable and tolerates harsh conditions better than most crops.

Any idea what that means in Fahrenheit?

These beans can be used in exactly the same way as Bambara nuts. They can be harvested green for eating fresh and roasted as a snack. The seeds can also be left to ripen and harvested as dry beans for storage.Seeds are also roasted and ground using flat stones to make a kind of peanut butter. This legume improves soil fertility for neighbouring plants by fixing nitrogen into the soil. The red seeds contain twice as much iron as the cream seeds and can help where iron deficiency is a problem. Seeds are commonly given to pigs and chickens and the greens are used for animal fodder.

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