Purple pods turn dark green when cooked (magic) round stringless pods 150mm to 170mm, erect bush to 45cm, good yields, suited to cooler soils. 50-60 days.
Phaseolus vulgaris var. nanus
Also called DWARF, FRENCH or SNAP BEAN. Most popular vegetable, originally from South and Central America, cultivated 500 B.C., introduced to France by 1535. High yielding and rich in vitamins A, B & C. Use successive plantings whilst frost free. Grows well in all soils if not waterlogged. Does best in near neutral conditions. Sow after frost.
2-4 seeds per gram
Bean, Bush planting information:
|Plant space cm:||8-15|
|Row space cm:||50-60|
|Best soil temp:||16-30 °C|
|Sow after frost:||Yes|
|Number of seeds per gram:||2-4|
|Rate per hectare:||60-85kg|
|Average days to maturity:||55-70|