Velvet Bean (Mucuna pruriens var utilis): A Cover Crop for Hot and Humid Areas
By: Justin Duncan Published December 2021
Mucuna, also known as velvet bean, is a subtropical legume that produces prodigious amounts of foliage and is most likely native to Southern Asia. There, it is widely consumed, after thorough preparation. Learn more about mucuna’s benefits as a cover crop in hot and humid areas.