These stringless snap bean have a vibrant deep rosy-purple 4-6″ flat pods, with a rich flavor. When cooked, pods turn a bright green color. Seeds are tan colored.
Bean – Red Swan – Phaseolus vulgaris
Soil & Water: Legumes like well-drained soil rich in organic matter with a moderate amount of nutrients. Water lightly at planting, medium at flowering, and heavily throughout harvest time. Avoid overhead watering which can promote disease.
Planting & Growing: Sow directly in garden when soils have warmed and danger of frost has passed. Keep seedbed evenly moist.
Harvesting & Storage: Harvest no later than pencil thickness. These beans should be eaten fresh but they can be frozen.
Did You Know? Legumes are a good source of calcium and iron and add nitrogen to soil.
- Soil Temperature: 65-85F
- Planting Depth: 1″
- Germination: 6-12 Days
- Height At Maturity: 12-15″
- Days To Maturity: 54 Days
- Sun/Shade: Full Sun
- Spacing After Thinning: 2-3″
- Approx Seeds per Pack: 25 Seeds
Product image via: Peaceful Valley Farm Supply