16-20" long beans are borne in clusters of up to four beans each. Healthy, vigorous plants. Sweet flavor compares to Gita. Burgundy color will fade when cooked. Red seeds. Avg. 2,400 seeds/lb. Packet: 50 seeds.
Latin Name: Vigna unguiculata
Days to Maturity or Bloom:
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CULTURE: Grow pole beans on trellises or large mesh fencing, 4-pole tepees, or single poles. Sow seeds 1" deep, spaced 3" apart in rows 4' apart after soil temperature exceeds 60°F (16°C). If using poles, plant 7 seeds at the base of each pole. LARGE PLANTINGS: Drill a single row of seeds on open ground or through black plastic mulch. Sow 3 seeds/hole, 8" between holes. For large trellised plantings, place fence posts 8-10' apart, and support a 9-gauge galvanized wire at the top. With twine, lash trellis to the wire (or zigzag our natural sisal trellis twine between the top wire and a bottom twine). Anchor bottom of trellis with stakes or hoops of 9-gauge wire. Refer to Index for planters, trellis, twine, and mulch. DISEASES, INSECTS, HARVEST, STORAGE: See Bush Beans. AVG. SEEDING RATE: 50 seeds sows 12' or 7 poles. 250 seeds sows 60‘ or 35 poles. 500 seeds sows 120' or 70 poles. 1M/ 250' or 140 poles. SEED SPECS: SEEDS/LB.: See individual varieties. PACKET: 50 seeds sows 12' or 7 poles.