Purple Queen Mangetout Dwarf Bean is a French heirloom variety that produces large purple dark pods which turn green when cooked. This visually appealing dwarf bean provides a bountiful and tasty harvest.
Scientific Name: phaseolus vulgaris
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 16C
Germination time in days: 4-10 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 65 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: Average, well-drained soil.
Sowing and cultivation: Start indoors 2-3 weeks before last frost. or Sow outdoors from May to July 2.5 cm deep and 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.