Gwar Phali F1 Hybrid, Cluster Beans - Seeds
Description for Gwar Phali F1 Hybrid, Cluster Beans
The Guar or cluster bean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba) is an annual legume and the source of guar gum. It is also known as Gavar, Guwar or Guvar bean.
This legume is a very valuable plant within a crop rotation cycle, as it lives in symbiosis with nitrogen-fixing bacteria. In fact, agriculturists in semi-arid regions of Rajasthan follow crop-rotation and use Guar as a source to replenish the soil with essential fertilizers and nitrogen fixation, before the next crop.
Guar as a plant has a multitude of different functions for human and animal nutrition but its gelling agent containing seeds (guar gum) are today the most important use.
It comprises many essential Vitamins, namely Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, folates, and rich in carbohydrates.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Cluster Beans / Guar |
Binomial name. Cyamopsis tetragonoloba
|-||Year round||Maximum height of up to 2 to 3 m.||Easy|
Planting and care
|Full sun||Preferably in fertile, medium-textured and sandy loam soils that are well-drained. |
In respect of soil acidity, guar grows best in moderate alkaline conditions (pH 7-8) and is tolerant of salinity.
|It requires sufficient soil moisture before planting and during maturation of seeds. Frequent drought periods can lead to delayed maturation.||25-35 degrees C|| |
Nitrogen: not necessary, Phosphorus: often limiting, US: Superphosphate 200 to 250 kg/ha
Caring for Gwar Phali F1 Hybrid
- Weeding: young guar plants development is very susceptible to weed concurrence; well and early prepared seedbeds help to reduce weed pressure
- Diseases: choose disease-resistant cultivars, 2 major diseases: Alternaria cucumerina var.
- cyamopsidis and Xanthomonoas cyamopsidis Predators: Contarinia texana guar midge: rainfall or sprinkler irrigation reduce midge populations
Typical uses of Gwar Phali F1 Hybrid
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What pot size should I use for this plant.
Good quality seeds, sprouted in couple of weeks
The reason why I am reviewing this so lately is because I wanted some time to see it s germination and growth afterwards. Today the plant is in full bloom . It has almost grown up to 3 ft in height an