Peaceful Valley Certified Organic Bean Royalty Purple Pod Seed Description
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- Heirloom / Non-GMO
Bean - Royalty Purple Pod
Phaseolus vulgaris Tender Annual
Bush. Heirloom. Purple bushes with short runners and purple flowers. Bright-purple stringless 5"-6" pods cook to dark green. Buff colored seeds germinate in cold, wet soil. Bred by E.M. Meader at the University of New Hampshire and introduced in 1957.
Did You Know? Bean common mosaic virus resistant and avoided by Mexican been beetles.
Soil and Water: Legumes like well-drained soil rich in organic matter and a moderate amount of nutrients. Wter lightly at planting, medium at flowering, and heavily throughout harvest time. Avoid overhead watering which can promote disease.
Planting and Growing: Start indoors in short-season climates, or seed directly once soils have reached at least 65F, preferably after the last frost. Make small, successive plantings every 10 days for a continuous harvest.
Harvesting and Storage: Bush beans will produce all of their fruit over a few weeks' time. For best flavor, harvest t he pods when they reach ½" in diameter regardless of their length, or leave the pods on the plant until they have completely dried. Store dry, shelled beans in an airtight container.