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Purple Bushbean

Purple Bushbean Basics

Grows LikeVine, Forb/herb
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.

Purple Bushbean Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth RateModerate
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioMedium
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousYes
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorDark Green
Foliage Porosity SummerDense
Foliage Porosity WinterModerate
Foliage TextureFine
Fruit Seed ColorBrown
Fruit Seed ConspicuousYes
Growth FormThicket Forming
Growth RateModerate
Height Mature feet4
Leaf RetentionYes
LifespanShort
Low Growing GrassNo
Nitrogen FixationMedium
Resprout AbilityNo
ClimbingClimbing
ToxicityNone

Purple Bushbean Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceMedium
CaCO3 ToleranceMedium
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceMedium
Frost Free Days (Minimum)365
pH Minimum5
pH Maximum7
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)1200
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)1700
Precipitation Minimum30
Precipitation Maximum80
Root Depth (Minimum inches)24
Salinity ToleranceMedium
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Minimum Temperature (F)17

Purple Bushbean Reproduction

Bloom PeriodIndeterminate
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceLow
Fruit Seed Period BeginsYear Round
Fruit Seed Period EndsYear Round
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootNo
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsYes
Propagated by SeedNo
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed Spread RateModerate
Seedling VigorHigh
Seedling VigorHigh
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateSlow

Purple Bushbean Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalHigh
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalHigh
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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Purple Bushbean

Purple Bushbean grows like a Vine, Forb/herb. Purple Bushbean is an Perennial. Purple Bushbean is Native to U.S.. Spring and Summer is when Purple Bushbean is actively growing. Purple Bushbean has a Moderate growth rate after harvest. Purple Bushbean is not an allelopath. Purple Bushbean has a Medium C:N Ratio. Purple Bushbean has a coppice potential of No. Purple Bushbean is fall conspicuous. Purple Bushbean has a Purple colored flower. Purple Bushbean has Dark Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Purple Bushbean has a Dense foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Purple Bushbean has a Moderate foliage porosity. Purple Bushbean has a Fine foliage texture. Seeds of Purple Bushbean are Brown. Seeds of Purple Bushbean are Yes conspicuous. Purple Bushbean grows as a Thicket Forming. The growth rate of Purple Bushbean is Moderate. The mature height of Purple Bushbean is 4 feet. The lifespan of Purple Bushbean is Short. The shape and orientation of Purple Bushbean is Climbing. Purple Bushbean is adapted to coarse textured soils. Purple Bushbean is adapted to fine textured soils. Purple Bushbean is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Purple Bushbean is Medium. The CaCO3 tolerance of Purple Bushbean is Medium. Purple Bushbean does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Purple Bushbean is Medium. Purple Bushbean requires a minimum of 365 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Purple Bushbean is 5. The maximum pH of Purple Bushbean is 7. The minimum planting density per acre of Purple Bushbean is 1200. The maximum planting density per acre of Purple Bushbean is 1700. The minimum Precipitation that Purple Bushbean requires is 30. The maximum Precipitation that Purple Bushbean can handle is 80. The minimum root depth of Purple Bushbean is 24 inches. The salininty tolerance of Purple Bushbean is Medium. The shade tolerance of Purple Bushbean is Intermediate. The shade tolerance of Purple Bushbean is Intermediate. The minimum temperature that Purple Bushbean requires is 17. The bloom period of Purple Bushbean is Indeterminate. The commerical availability of Purple Bushbean is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Purple Bushbean is Low. The fruit seed period of Purple Bushbean begins Year Round. The fruit seed period of Purple Bushbean ends Year Round. The fruit seed persistance of Purple Bushbean is No. Purple Bushbean is not propagated by bare roots. Purple Bushbean is not propagated by bulbs. Purple Bushbean is propagated by container. Purple Bushbean is not propagated by corms. Purple Bushbean is propagated by cuttings. Purple Bushbean is not propagated by seed. Purple Bushbean is not propagated by sod. Purple Bushbean is not propagated by sprig. Purple Bushbean is not propagated by tubers. Purple Bushbean has a Moderate seed spread rate. Purple Bushbean has a High seedling vigor. Purple Bushbean has a High seedling vigor. Purple Bushbean does not have a small grain. Purple Bushbean has a Slow vegatative spread rate. Purple Bushbean does not have a berry/nut seed product. Purple Bushbean is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Purple Bushbean does not make a good fodder product. Purple Bushbean does not make a good fuel wood product. Purple Bushbean does not make a good lumber product. Purple Bushbean does not make a naval store product. Purple Bushbean is not palatable to browse animals. Purple Bushbean is not palatable to grazing animals. Purple Bushbean is not palatable to humans. Purple Bushbean does not make a pulpwood product. Purple Bushbean does not make a veneer product. Purple Bushbean is of the category, Dicot.
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