Peanuts

​花生

(Arachis hypogaea)

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Growing Facts

Hong Kong Warm Growing Season (May-August)

 

Needs full sun 

Moderate amount of water

Peanuts prefer regular, even watering

Keep the soil moist until the plants begin to flower, then water less

 

Plant it in a container that is at least 18 inches across and at least 12 inches deep

Sow the seed 1/3-3 inches deep, space it 6-8 inches apart

Single rows can be spaced 12-24 inches apart

Fun Facts
Peanuts  are from the same family as chickpeas, soybeans, clover, licorice, and lentils 
The top three producers of peanuts are China, India and the United States
Peanuts were thought to have originated in South America
Peanuts are especially high in healthy fats and proteins. They also have a lot of potassium, magnesium, and vitamin B

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