Known for its great flavor, this variety has been around since 1864 when it was called the Texas Bean. These vigorous plants can grow up to 7 feet tall producing clusters of 7" long delicious green beans. 65 days
Packet size = 1.25 ounces
WHEN TO PLANT: after all danger of frost is past
DEPTH OF PLANTING: 1" deep
PLANTS APART IN ROWS (AFTER THINNING): 4 - 6" apart
DISTANCE BETWEEN ROWS: 2 to 3 feet apart
RAISED BED PLANTING GUIDE: Thinned plants should be 4"
apart throughout bed.
SOIL TYPE RECOMMENDED: composted, sandy soil.
NOTE: Pole beans take up less room than bush beans, but they
must be supported as their growth is vertical.
TUCSON PLANTING INFORMATION: Pole beans do well in
Tucson. Planting may be done from March 1 to April 1 and
again July 15 to August 25.