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What do Dragon Tongue beans taste like?

Last Updated: 4th March, 2020

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Dragon Tongue beans are lovely steamed or quickly simmered. It intensifies their delicious nutty flavor. They will fade in color, but you will still see some purple here and there. Dragon Tongue beans are also perfect for pickling along with fresh herbs, spices, and other vegetables.

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Also to know is, are Dragon Tongue beans pole beans?

Dragon Tongue beans are a Dutch wax type bush bean. They are also a dual purpose bean, qualifying as a fresh snap bean when young and as a shelled bean when fully mature.

Subsequently, question is, can you freeze Dragon Tongue beans? One of the great things about Dragon Tongue beans is that they are such a versatile bean. They can be used much like a snap green bean. You can eat them fresh, freeze them, can them, dry them like leather britches, or even pickle them….. You can also use them as shelled beans.

Also know, how do you grow dragon tongue beans?

If you can grow typical beans, then you can grow these. Direct sow Dragon Tongue seeds after all danger of frost has passed to a depth of one inch, 2 inches apart in rows 36-48 inches apart in full sun exposure. Harvest the beans between 55-60 days. Leave beans on to mature if desirous of dried beans.

How do you take care of Dragon Tongue?

Dragon's Tongue (Hemigraphis repanda)

  1. Plant Feed. Apply a balanced liquid fertilizer monthly.
  2. Watering. Keep soil evenly moist.
  3. Soil. Fertile, well-drained soil.
  4. Basic Care Summary. Plant in well drained soil and fertilize regularly.

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Can you eat Dragon Tongue beans raw?

Their pods are edible and they don't have strings like many other beans. They're considered a “Romano” variety of bean. The beans can be eaten raw or cooked. The smaller they are, the younger they were when they were harvested, and that's when they're best eaten raw.

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How do you dry Dragon Tongue beans?

For dried bean use, harvest in about 80 days, when the pods start to dry on the plant. To Dry Beans: Allow the beans to stay on the plants until they are partially dry. Then pull up the plants and hang them in a warm, dry place with good air circulation until the pods and seeds are thoroughly dry.

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How do you dry beans?

Leave drying pods on the plants as long as you can, but harvest them before a period of prolonged rain. If damp weather sets in just when your beans should be drying, pull up the plants and hang them upside down in a dry place until the beans are dry enough to pick and sort.

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