(Phaseolus vulgaris) Brought to America from England around 1825.
Triple purpose bean. Can be used as a snap bean at
around 60 days, green shell bean at around 80 days,
or as a dry bean if grown to full maturity. Produces
heavy crops of stringless 7-9" pods until the first
frost. Pole habit, dry, 60-90 days.
Trellis, tepee or fencing
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. Shell
beans should be picked when the seeds are plump in
the pods. Leave some pods on the vine and harvest
when completely mature for dry beans. ± 610 seeds/lb