Bean, Purple Podded Pole
- Pole beans
- Reddish Purple, stringless pods
- Snap bean
Henry Fields discovered this heirloom variety in a garden tucked away in the Ozarks in the 1930s. Since then it has become one of the historic beans that Seed Savers Exchange is proud to offer.
Beans were domesticated in the Americas thousands of years ago and serve as a protein in the diet of humans and animals.
Direct Seed: 2" Apart
Seed Depth: 1"
Support: Trellis, tepee, or fencing
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.