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Purple Pod Pole Beans

A Snap to Spot and Harvest


Quick-pick deep purple pods stand out against the foliage—get you in and out of the garden fast! Stringless, tasty and temptingly green when cooked. Produces 4-6 tender seeds per 6- to 7-in.pod. 67 DAYS.

Seed counts: A 2-oz. packet of snap bean seeds (bush and pole) contains about 150 seeds and sows a 25-ft. row.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual.
  • Height 5 - 6 feet.
  • Germination 6 - 10 days.
  • Shade Required Full sun.

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  • Botanical Name: Phaseolus vulgaris 'Purple Pod'; Family: Fabaceae/Leguminosae (Bean Family)
  • Height: 5 - 6 feet.
  • Spacing: Plant 1 inch deep, 4 inches apart in rows 30 inches apart.
  • Depth: 1 - 1.5 inches.
  • Spread: Vine.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: 150 pounds/100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Purple, round, stringless, meaty pods with brown seeds.
  • Days To Maturity: 67 days.
  • Form: Annual. Climbing vine , must be staked.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained soil; pH 6.0-6.8.
  • Growth Rate: Medium to fast growth rate.
  • Seed Count: 2 oz. packet is approximately 150 seeds, 1/2 lb. is approximately 600 seeds and 2 lbs. is approximately 2400 seeds.
  • Size: 6 - 7 inch pods.
  • Comments: Oval, deep purple; green when cooked. Excellent flavor and internal flesh color. Also refer to pole bean culture.

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