One of the best flavored Dwarf French Beans there is producing heavy yields of glossy purple, smooth and straight string-less beans. Pods should be picked young and regularly to encourage cropping over a long period. Delicious eaten raw or when cooked they change color to an appetizing dark green color. Very easy to grow and little maintenance required.
Time to harvest: 8-12 weeks
Germination time: 7-14 days
Planting Depth: 1 inch
Spacing, Row: 18 inches
Spacing, Seeds: 4-6 inches
Light: Sunny Location
For an early crop sow in warmth in mid spring 6 weeks before the last expected frost in your area.
Sow seeds individually in 7.5cm (3in) pots at 18-21C (65-70F). Otherwise sow outdoors 4-6 in between seeds when the soil has warmed during late spring after all danger of frost as they are sensitive to low soil temperatures.
Keep weed free and protect from pests whilst young.
Plants do not require support.
Harvest as pods are ripen, the plants should continue to flower if picked steadily