Tags: Heirloom Open Pollinated
Growing Practices: No Pesticides No Herbicides No Fungicides No Synthetic Fertilizers
Latin Name: Vigna unguiculata ssp. sesquipedalis
Days to Maturity: 60 DAYS
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SEEDS - ORGANIC, HEIRLOOM YARD LONG BEAN I GREW THESE BEANS ON A TEE PEE TYPE TRELLIS - THE KIDS LOVED IT
IN THE LEGUME FAMILY
AKA LONG-PODDED COWPEA, BODI/BORA, SNAKE BEAN AND PEA BEAN
EASY TO GERMINATE AND GROWS FAST. THE PLANT CAN BE GROWN IN THE GROUND OR IN POTS. THE PLANT CAN BE GROWN IN ANY PLANTING ZONE THAT GETS AT LEAST 3 MONTHS OF WARM WEATHER.
PLANT PRODUCES A BEAN POD THAT CAN REACH UP TO A YARD OR MORE.
THE POD IS BEST EATEN WHEN THE POD AND BEANS ARE STILL YOUNG AND SOFT, LIKE A GREEN BEAN. THIS IS NOT A BEAN TO SHELL AND EAT THE BEANS ALONE.
THEY CAN BE USED IN STIR FRIES, SOUPS, SALADS OR A STAND ALONE SIDE DISH.
THEY HAVE A DELICIOUS NUTTY FLAVOR AND ARE LOW IN CALORIES.
THE PLANT DOES BEST ON A FENCE OR TRELLIS.
EVEN WHEN NOT PRODUCING BEANS, THE FOLIAGE IS VERY NICE AND THE FLOWERS ARE A REALLY PRETTY LAVENDER.
A GREAT ADDITION TO ANY EDIBLE GARDEN.
GREAT FOR POLLINATORS AND CAN HELP SOIL BE FIXING NITROGEN,
YARDLONG BEAN IS BEST HARVESTED ABOUT TWO MONTHS AFTER GERMINATION. PRODUCTION CAN CONTINUE THROUGH SUMMER AND INTO THE FALL. HARVEST PODS WHEN THE BEANS ARE ABOUT HALF THE DIAMETER OF A PENCIL, BEFORE THE SEEDS HAVE FILLED OUT INSIDE AND WHEN THEY WILL STILL SNAP EASILY.
THANK YOU AND HAPPY GARDENING.
Story of this Seed:
THIS IS A GREAT PASS ME DOWN SEED FROM RELATIVES. IT IS SO EASY TO GROW AND THE KIDS LOVE PLANTING AND CARING FOR IT THEMSELVES.
VERY EASY TO GROW IN THE GROUND OR IN CONTAINERS. LIKE ALL LEGUMES, THE SEED GERMINATES EASILY AND THE PLANT REQUIRES MINIMUM CARE. GERMINATION SUGGESTIONS: I PRESOAK AN HOUR OR SO IN ROOM TEMPERATURE WATER. PUT ONE-TWO SEEDS IN A CELL/POT OF PRE-MOISTENED SOIL. WATER, PLACE IN A WARM LOCATION AND DO NOT LET THE SOIL DRY COMPLETELY OUT. TRANSPLANT WHEN SEVERAL INCHES TALL AND THE PLANT HAS SEVERAL SETS OF LEAVES. OR PLANT BLESEEDS DIRECTLY INTO THE GROUND WHEN FAVORABLE CONDITIONS EXIST.
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We strive to ship seeds the day after we receive the order, excluding weekends. We use USPS. We ship only to the contiguous US, the lower 48 states, due to high postage rates and custom regulations - thank you for understanding. Seedlings/cuttings/plants will be shipped the first of the week, Monday, Tuesday and sometimes on a Wednesday, depending upon the destination. This way the seedlings do not sit in a post office over a weekend. We do not offer heat packs. All of our items are grown in planting zone 9B.
Return & Refund Policy
We have no refund policy. All seeds have been tested for germinaton. All seedlings,cuttingswill be freshly harvested and are in good condition when shipped.
We thank everyone for the opportunity to share our seeds and seedlings.
United States (Zone 9b)
Established in 2009
0.50 acres in production