These heat and drought resistant beans produce deep green pods with violet stripes. Pods are round and about 7" long. These beautiful beans have a distinctive and delicious flavor. The dry beans are speckled with brown and black and adapted to dry country gardening more so than many other beans. Vigorous vines can grow more than 10 feet tall. 70 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.