This variety is one of the most popular, prolific and reliable strains available. Straight, 6-7 inch, green pods are slightly ridged and definitely spineless. Plants 3 ft. high, produce an abundance of dark green, 6-inch slightly tapered and ribbed, straight, pointed pods without spines. Best when 2 1/2-3 in. long. Fine quality and prolific. First harvest around 60 days after seed is sown.
Days to Germination: 10-14
Days To Harvest: 55-65
Planting Depth: 1/2 - 3/4 in.
Spacing, Row: 3 foot
Plant Height: 3 ft.
Light: Full Sun
Sow under cover 4-6 weeks before last frost or directly outside in warmer areas from late spring.
Sow 1/2-3/4 inch deep, 2 to a pot and thin to strongest seedling, or thinly in rows, thinning to 18-24 inches between plants.
Plant out after last frost.
Sunny location required in order to maximise harvest.
Harvest pods when they are young and tender, 2 1/2 - 3 inches long.
Keep ripe pods picked to encourage production.
Harvest the beans when the pods are well fat and the seed still soft.