Absolutely gorgeous deep purple podded beans are delicious. Supported by a 16-20 inch durable stocky bush plant. It is a very colorful addition to the garden. Pods are round, stringless and 5 1/2-6 inches long at maturity and inside they are bright green. Pods turn dark green when they are cooked. Great to eat fresh, cooked, frozen, and canned. Prolific producer even in cooler conditions. Very beautiful in the garden
Sowing: Plant in full sun outdoors in spring after all danger of frost and soil is warm. Sow seeds 1-1 1/2 inch deep in moist well drained soil, placing seed on it's side. Keep seed bed moderately moist during germination.If started indoors first, transplant when 2-3 inches in height. Soaking 1-2 hours before planting speeds germination.
Germination: 7-10 days Spacing: 4-6 inches apart. Space rows 2 feet apart
Height: 16-20 inches Days to maturity: 50-55 days Light: Full Sun
Information: For best harvest, keep sowing for 3 week intervals until late spring. For fall crops begin in late summer and continue until a month or so before first frost date.
Remember to pick the beans often to promote continual harvest of beans until frost.
Bean - Royal Burgundy Bush