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Arachis pintoi
Signal grass
Kacang kuning, hias Leguminosaceae
 

Arachis pintoi,  Signal grass,	Kacang kuning

 

Arachis pintoi,  Signal grass,	Kacang kuning

Also known as: Pintoi Peanut, Amarillo Peanut
The plants have four oval leaflets on each petiole and yellow, pea-like flowers. The seed 8x4 mm,light brown, is an underground nut, one per pod, which is not edible. Plants flower year round . Stems grow along the ground and root at the nodes
They originates from central Brazil (collected from the mouth of the Jequitinhonha River). It can withstand 3-4 months of drought, but will shed many of its leaves . They prefers shaded conditions and even grows well under heavy (70-80%) shade .
Seedlings develop quickly Complete ground cover can be reached by about 6 months via a network of stolons. Flowering begins 3-4 weeks after emergence and continues through the growing season. Flowering intensifies after rain or irrigation. Seeds remain viable in the ground for more than one season.Cuttings: Cuttings should be 4-8 inches long and partially buried 3-5 inches deep in soil in pots or a prepared seedbed. For quick soil cover, plant cuttings 10-15 inches apart. Do not allow cuttings to dry out before, during or after planting .
Stolons (runners, sprigs): Remove stolon section from the mother plant and place 1/2 - 1 inch deep in the soil at 10-12 inch spacing.

 

Arachis pintoi,  Signal grass,	Kacang kuning

Arachis pintoi,  Signal grass,	Kacang kuning

Arachis pintoi,  Signal grass,	Kacang kuning

 

 

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