Royalty Purple Pod Bean

Phaseolus vulgaris | SKU: 0343
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$3.25 to $60.75

Royalty Purple - SOLD OUT

  • Bush bean
  • Purple pods, flowers, and foliage
  • Germinates well in cold wet soil
  • Snap bean
  • 55 days
  • ±1,600 seeds/lb

Royalty Purple - SOLD OUT

$3.25 to $60.75

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Item Details

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 Royalty Purple Pod 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.

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Good bean for rainy climates


One of the best for coastal areas. Grows right through a cold, rainy June without missing a beat, and can keep producing into the autumn so long as it doesn't freeze.