Lupins are an extremely easy to grow annual that will turn any garden into a cottage garden and then can provide one of the best foods known to man.
Easy to strike the seed, with not much in the way of maintenance, they fill the garden with freshness and life.
This strain of Lupin (Lupinus albus) is a low alkaloid cultivar and does not have the bitter properties that is common in many European varieties.
As a food, the seed has great health benifits for those modern concerns such as high blood pressure, insulin resistance and elevated blood cholesterol.
Lupins are one of the best natural sources of the amino acid – arginine, which is thought to improve blood vessel performance.
Caution must be exercised when consuming this plant.
Soaking in running water, for up to three days or boiling is required to remove the harmful toxins.
Recent studies indicated that including lupin in the diet assists with hypertension.
The seeds strike best in late winter to early Spring, depending on your area and are best planted directly as they do not transplant from pots very well.
30 fresh seeds $4.50
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