The leaves of this strong, fast-growing climber divide into 3 oval
leaflets, it b
ears large, pendent clusters of pea-like,
It will grow only in climates similar to those of its native Papua
New Guinea, and needs abundant water during growth.
The vigorous growth requires a well-supported, large area for
Crowded stems may be thinned out .
Flowering colors: Orange, Scarlet
Cultivation: Mucunas grow rampantly in the tropics.
They like their roots kept cool and shaded, and prefer well-drained
soil rich in humus. Propagate from seed or by layering .