Bean, Royalty Purple Pod

Phaseolus vulgaris
$2.99 to $60.75
SKU: 0343
  • Bush bean
  • Purple pods, flowers, and foliage
  • Germinates well in cold wet soil
  • Snap bean
  • 55 days
  • ±1,600 seeds/lb
$2.99 to $60.75

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Bred at the University of New Hampshire by the late Professor Elwyn Meader. Introduced by the Billy Hepler Seed Company in 1957. Distinctive purple foliage and purple flowers. Bright purple, stringless, slightly curved 5" pods turn green when cooked. Germinates well even in cold wet soil. Bush habit, snap, 55 days. ±1,600 seeds/lb.

Learn to Grow it

Direct Seed: 2" Apart

Seed Depth: 1"

Rows Apart: 36-48"

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Harvest frequently for increased yields.