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General description and special characteristics – A bushy or vining annual that produces yellow flowers and pods up to 15 cm (6 in) in length. Mung bean is an important grain legume crop throughout Asia for its use as food, as an intercrop with rice, and as a green manure and fodder.

Varieties –

  • Burmese Green:  Day-neutral, bush variety. New to ECHO Asia. Green seed.

  • Lao:  Day-neutral, bush variety; approximately 60 days from seed to flowering. Green seed.

  • Lumbok: Indonesian variety. Taller than other varieties - will grow to about one meter. The pods are larger and will produce more seed.