(Phaseolus vulgaris) Introduced in 1897 by Peter Henderson & Company.
Shiny black seeds in 6" pods. A great dual purpose
variety, use for fresh snap beans or dry soup
beans. Prolific and dependable. Tolerant of cool
temperatures. Bush habit, snap or dry, 50-55 days.
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds outdoors after danger of frost has passed
and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Harvest
snap beans frequently for increased yields. Leave
some pods on the vine and harvest when completely
mature for dry beans. ± 1,300 seeds/lb
Bean, Black Valentine
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