Anyone grow blue bean aka blue sausage, dead man's fingers?

I started some seeds last year, they survived in a pot outside from the winter, buried in snow so maybe a bit more hardy than z6.

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Fascinating plant!

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I have it and toona sinensis too, but they are small plants…

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Jesse,

I love watching murder mystery movie/TV. If someone serve me the “dead man’s fingers” beans, I am likely to lose my appetite conjuring the image. :smile: .

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@mamuang it could use a re-branding for sure! Fun fact, there are 2 other ‘dean mans fingers,’ a seaweed and a fungi…you could make a salad out of all three!

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Lost two very small plants over winter about 20 years ago that I obtained from Oregon via mailorder as a potted plant. Zone 6.

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Game of Thrones lunch!

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Mine is flowering for the first time since I got the plant 4 years ago, cannot wait to see the fruit!
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WOW! That’s really great! I planted one last week… Good luck to fruit! :+1:

No worries Luis, your season is almost double of mine so you will catch up in no time :slight_smile:
Thanks

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Lot of flowers this year, the weather is horrible, coldest May that I remember

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Wow they are great! Good luck to the fruits! :+1:

1st pods are forming

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Wow it’s so cool! My plant is smaller so i will have to wait…

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Decaisnea is ripe, we got 31F one night so it fried the leaves but no latex oozing out of it anymore. There is very little pulp and it was quite bitter about 3 weeks ago but the bitterness subsided a lot. Taste reminds me of guava tinted with fig. Not something I would like to eat every day but better than I thought! Looks like maggot though

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Wow! Incredible my friend, congratulations! :+1:

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I had ordered this from ForestFarm about nineteen or so years ago…but it died in Kentucky in the cold. (I’d plant some seeds though if I had some…and try again.)

If you want seeds let me know, I can send some (don’t want anything for that, not even shipping cost).
Anyone can PM me for seeds, got plenty. They look like smaller melon seeds

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I held onto a couple plants and put one in ground last year. Since I’m zone-pushing it a bit I tried to select a sheltered location and also bent it over for the winter hoping the snow would help insulate it and prevent winter kill. It survived fine and is growing vigorously! Hope to get some fruit someday…

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