Botanical Name: Vigna sesquipedalis
Height: 9 - 12 feet.
Spacing: 6 - 12 inches between plants, 3 - 4 feet between rows.
Depth: 1.5 inches.
Spread: 6 - 12 inches.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Pollinator: Self pollinating.
Foliage: Green foliage.
Fruit: Pods reach 14 - 30 inches long, crisp tender and delicious. Pods for eating should be picked before they are 15 - 18 inches long.
Days To Maturity: 85 days.
Form: Annual. Vining.
Soil Requirements: Rich, well drained soil.
Growth Rate: Medium to fast growth rate.
Seed Count: Approximately 50 seeds per packet.
Comments: Pods can grow several inches in a day in warmer climates. Pods should be picked for eating when they are around 15 - 18 inches, pencil width and not yet fully mature. Beans are very crisp, tender & delicious. An improvement over older Yard Long Bean varieties as Orient Wonder has superior flavor and better adaptability to a wider range of climates. Also known as Asparagus Beans because of their long, thin stature.