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Characteristics: Annual legume
Seed per packet: Approx 10
A smooth stringless variety producing attractive purple pods 12-15 cm (5-6") long. The pod contain smooth glossy cream-white beans with a great flavour.
A very sturdy high yielding variety of bush bean growing to around 50-60 cm in height, no staking is required.
Tropical: Year Round
Temperate: Spring to Late Summer
Cold: Mid-Spring to Mid-Summer
Sow: 25mm deep.
Soaking seed overnight prior to sowing helps with the up-take of moisture for germination. Best sown direct in growing position in moist soil.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 10cm
Row space: 50cm
Maturity: 8-10 weeks
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.
Adaptable to most good garden soils, prefers an open sunny position.