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Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!
Balcony or terrace
One step at a time, with a lil water and light.
Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in well composted soil
Space the seedlings at 45cm by 30cm
Germination will take place in 6-8 days
Harvest 45-50 days from v
Good things take time and care
My Cluster Bean Seeds are not growing big.
Cluster Beansneed proper sunlight to grow. However, exposure to too much sunlight or very high temperatures can have adverse effects on the growth of your beans. Extremely high temperatures can lead to stunted growth.
Why are my cluster Bean Seedsnot germinating?
Improper growing conditions, like not enough sunlight, sowing your seeds in too deep, over - watering or under watering can affect the germination process of your seeds. Seeds will fail to germinate under such conditions.
Why are the leaves of my cluster Bean plant turning yellow?
There are a few reasons as to why your bean plant’s leaves are turning yellow. A major cause of yellowing leaves is insufficient sunlight. Overwatering also is another factor. Overwatering leads to a root rot, which causes yellowing of leaves. At times a nitrogen deficiency also can turn the leaves of your plant yellow. Determine the cause of the yellow leaves first and then follow appropriate remedies.
All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended
Cluster beans are very rich in dietary fiber and offers heart health benefits. It also helps in maintaining a well digestive system. It also contains Vitamin C that makes bones and teeth stronger. The amount of folic acid content is essential for pregnant women.
One serving of gawar gives 143 calories, out of which carbohydrates make 38 caloires and proteins give 7 calories. It also provides 7% of the total dietary calorie requirement of an adult diet. gawar has low-glycemic index and also reducs LDL. The fiber content also reduces the risk of blood pressure.
1.Gawar is also used as a livestock feed and for producing a guar gum, which is used as a thickener and emulsifier in commercial food processing. It has almost 8 times the thickening power as cornstarch, and is used in dressings, sauces, milk products, and baking mixes.
2.Cluster beans is cultivated extensively in India, and across the word for the extraction of gum from its seeds which is used for fracking, a process used to extract oil and gas from oil shale.
Very rich in dietary fiber, cluster bean offers heart health benefits. It also helps in maintaining a well digestive system. It also contains Vitamin C that makes bones and teeth stronger.
They can safely be included to a diabetic meal. Also read more about Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load. Guar is a vegetable with absolute low calorie count. By offering just 16 calories in a cup, this vegetable should be on top of the list for those on low carb diet and weight loss diet.
In large amounts, guar gum may be harmful and can cause negative side effects. However, the amount found in processed foods is likely not a problem. Though fiber like guar gum may have some health benefits.
Regionally in India, Cluster Beans is also known as Guar, Gawar fali, Gavar, Kottavarai, Kothavara, Gori Kaayi.
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