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Beans - Purple Pod - Phaseolus vulgaris
Annual Pole. Heirloom. Red-violet, 5"-7" snap bean pods grow on vigorous, productive vines. These are stringless, dense pods that turn green when cooked.
Soil and Water: Legumes like well-drained soil rich in organic matter and a moderate amount of nutrients. Water lightly at planting, medium at flowering, and heavily throughout harvest time. Avoid overhead watering which can promote disease. Keep soil evenly moist.
Planting and Growing: Plant in warm soil for good germination, near a trellis, teepee, or fence to support the climbing vines. Start indoors in short-season climates, or seed directly once soils have reached at least 65°F, preferably after the last frost.
Harvesting and Storage: Pick continually to keep the crop coming. Harvest pods before the bean seeds inside make the pod fat.
Did You Know? This bean was discovered by Henry Fields in the Ozarks in the 1930s.
Soil Temperature: 65-85°F
Planting Depth: 1"
Germination: 5-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 6'
Days to Maturity: 67-75 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 2"-4"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 50 Seeds
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds from packs are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s).
Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
Buy with confidence and plant the best!
so pretty,delicious in salads, my new favorite bean!Review by Mabs (on 11/29/14)