Plant description and unique characteristics:

A somewhat variable pole-type bean. Produced three distinct types for me. Sent seed will include two types: those that produced flat purple pods with black seeds, and those that produced thin pods with very dark brown to black seeds. I am selecting out a striped-pod, speckled seed type I believe is a cross. I have a purer strain of this too, but for now this seed only represents my first/older sample. Samples of my beans consist of 20+ seeds, sometimes 30+. Many samples are available and more...
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Full Sun

LIGHT
REQUIREMENT

N/A

DAYS TO
GERMINATION

N/A

PLANT
SPACING

72"

PLANT SIZE
AT HARVEST

Loam

SOIL TYPE

Seed History and Growing Tips

Sources NY FO T (Seed Savers Exchange) and Tony West (A. H. P. F.)

Growing Tips

Crop Traits

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Seed grown in:

Jamestown, United States

Latitude 42.1°, Longitude -79.2°

Hot Summer Continental Climate

Typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot summers and cold, possibly severely cold, winters. Precipitation is usually well distributed throughout the year. Snowfall occurs in all areas with Hot Summer Continental climate, and snow may be more common than rain in the height of winter in some areas.