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Description

The guar bean or cluster bean is an annual legume and the source of guar gum. A bushy, upright herb.

The Guar or cluster bean, with the botanical name Cyamopsis tetragonoloba, is an annual legume and the source of guar gum. It is also known as Gavar, Guwar or Guvar bean. The stiff branches have white hairs and trifoliate leaves.

The flowers are white or pink and the pods are straight, hairy, pale green and up to 10 cm long. It is grown for gum production. The young tender pods can be eaten as vegetables and the seeds are used as livestock feed.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Guar, Cluster Bean, Calcutta lucerne, guar, gavar
Maximum Reachable Height 2 to 3 m
Flower Colour White, purplish pink
Bloom Time August-December
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

Cluster bean plant is drought tolerant, however it loves water when it is establishing and flowering, regular watering is essential at that time.
Fertilize your plant with 10-10-10 fertilizer after a month of planting, you can also use single super phosphate fertilizer if your soil test indicates lack of phosphorus in soil.

Guar care

Cluster beans plant grows between 1-2m in height, it is an upright plant with oval shaped leaves and fine branching. Plant develops bunch of flowers, in colors of blue, pink, pale and white depending on the variety before forming seedpods. It forms slimy and glossy seedpods of green color in clusters that is why it is called cluster beans.

Sunlight Full Sun
Watering Medium
Soil Medium-textured and sandy loam, Well-drained soil
Temperature 70 & 73 degrees F (21 degrees C);
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Guar special feature

Cluster bean plant can be grown in containers too; a process of planting is similar to the way it is planted on the ground.

Guar uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for an ornamental purpose

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Guar ?

Guar is commonly known as Guar, Cluster Bean, Calcutta lucerne, guar, gavar

How tall do Guar grow?

On average Guar grows 2 to 3 m

What color are Guar ?

A Guar plant bears flowers of color White, purplish pink

When Guar blooms?

With enough light, Guar may produce White, purplish pink flowers in August-December

How hard is Guar to grow?

A Guar is Easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Guar need?

A Guar prefers Full Sun

How much water does a Guar need?

A Guar prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a Guar need?

A Guar prefers Medium-textured and sandy loam, Well-drained soil

What temperature does a Guar like?

A Guar prefers 70 & 73 degrees F (21 degrees C);

How often should I fertilize my Guar ?

To encourage Guar growth, Apply any organic fertilizer

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