Mucuna pruriens Ornamental Use Only
On of the most beautiful annual climbing vines indigenous to tropical regions, especially Africa, India, and the West Indies. Flowers hang in clusters in white to dark purple followed by clusters of pods that contain seeds known as mucuna beans.
Note: This plant can cause itching upon contact with the pods. Long sleeves and gloves should be worn if handling
As with any plant, caution should be exercised about leaves or seeds and use of the plant and whether caution should be exercised around pets or children. It is the buyer’s responsibility to know whether any plant or seed is acceptable or allowable for the area being shipped to. Seller is not responsible for buyer’s use of plant or seeds and any dangers thereof. By purchasing this item buyer accepts this understanding.
- The seed pods are covered with reddish-orange hairs that are readily dislodged and can cause intense irritation to the skin
- The species name "pruriens" (from the Latin, "itching sensation") refers to the results to be had from contact with the seed pod hairs
Outdoor Standard Zones 9+
Potted Deck Plant
Ornamental use ONLY