This variety, hardy and productive, produces long pods streaked with dark red when ripe. The grains, dark beige decorated with purple, are harvested fresh or dry. They are very popular in pistou soups and in salads. Organic seeds.
Scientific Name: Phaseolus vulgaris
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 16C
Germination time in days: 4-10 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 65-75 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: rich and light
Sowing and cultivation: Start indoors 2-3 weeks before last frost. or Sow outdoors 2.5 cm deep 7-10 cm apart around poles, trellis, or fence when danger of frost has passed and soil temperature is over 16C. A strong, sturdy trellis such as a fence panel to support the plant foliage is recommended.