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Snap Bean 'Purple Podded Pole' Seeds

Henry Field discovered this variety in an Ozarks garden in the 1930s.

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$2.95
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Details

Plants of this historic variety climb vigorously to 6' to show off an abundance of reddish-purple pods that are high-quality, hearty, and stringless. The pods grow 5-7"-long and turn to light green when cooked. Henry Field discovered this variety in an Ozarks garden in the 1930s.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Phaseolus vulgaris
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 14 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1 in.
When to Sow Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
Plant Spacing 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Growth Habit Pole
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 60-70
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost
Seed Collecting Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 50