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Bean, Climbing Snake Bean

Snake Bean - Red Dragon

(Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis)

Long dark green pods, red seeded.

Seed count: 6-8/g.

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Packet (50 seeds) $3.70

General information:

Bean, Climbing Snake Bean

Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalis

Tall climber with stringless long pods, eat whole pod fresh or cooked, the smaller the seed inside the better the taste, usually picked around 30cm., less damage to plant if beans are cut off. Wide range of climates and good in greenhouses, bean-fly resistant. Grown by early Chinese settlers. Sow spring, summer. 70-90 days. (We cannot send to W.A.)

4-5 seeds per gram

Bean, Climbing Snake Bean planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics:All Year
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:10-20
Row space cm:100
Depth cm:2-3
Best soil temp:16-30 °C
Sow after frost:Yes
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:4-5
Rate per hectare:50kg
Average days to maturity:65-80
Edible Flowers
Sprout & Eat
Sprout & Cut
Companion Planting
Try these plants as good neighbours for Bean, Climbing
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