80 to 120 days — Adzuki beans, sometimes called aduki, azuki, or red mung bean, have plants that are erect but vining, can reach nearly three feet, and have yellow flowers. The flowering period can last for over a month.
'Adzuki' beans have been cultivated in Asia for millennia, where the color red is associated with festivities and fortune. Although they are important in the diets of various cultures, they are relatively unknown and little used in North America. In Japan for example, rice with adzuki beans are traditionally cooked for special occasions. The Japanese also use it as a filling in sweet foods such as anpan, dorayaki, imagawayaki, manju, monaka, anmitsu, taiyaki, and daifuku. Made into a red bean paste, it is used in many Chinese dishes, such as, such as tangyuan, zongzi, mooncakes, and baozi. For a more "Western" style recipe, click here
Each packet contains 0.5 ounce, which is approximately 60 to 70 seeds.