Dragon's Tongue Bean

Phaseolus vulgaris | SKU: 0340
3 Reviews
$3.25 to $9.50
  • Bush bean
  • Large cream and purple pods
  • Stringless pods; exceptionally crisp and juicy
  • Wax bean
  • 55-60 days
  • ±1,500 seeds/lb

$3.25 to $9.50

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Item Details

With exceptionally crisp and juicy pods, this Dutch wax bean bears large 6-8" cream-colored pods with vivid purple mottling that fades when beans are cooked. Pods are stringless and wide. Compact, high-yielding plants. Bush habit, wax, 55-60 days. ±1,500 seeds/lb.

Learn to Grow Dragon's Tongue Bean

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.

Ratings & Reviews

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Best bean of all!


I've grown many different varieties of beans but this is the absolutely best one of all! They are crisp and juicy with an outstanding sweet bean flavor. The crispness stays after blanching to freeze. You will be amazed at how good the frozen ones are in midwinter. If I could only grow one bean, this would be it - no hesitation.

Great flavor and unique color


Thus bean is delicious. It was also very easy to grow with no pest issues.

Favorite bush bean, unique


My favorite bush bean, they are large flat wax beans with purple striping. They are crisp with a high moisture content like the description states. Not like a romano, not like a bush wax or common green bean either. Pretty unique, and attractive, and most people should like them even though they are different. The bush plants can get sloppy but can be productive up to frost.