Acquired via our Sowing New Seeds project, this lablab is named after its donor and is said to take 30 days from seed to flower. Grown and saved on the Redhill Allotments, Leicester, but originally commercial seed from India. This variety performs best in fertile soils and a temperate climate.
A Chinese lablab with lovely scented mauve flowers and pretty pods – lime green, often with a reddish-purple edge. Flowering should start by July from an April sowing. This is the type called liva in Gujerati which produces broad flat pods and mild-flavoured beans.