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Bush. This famous Dutch heirloom bean has an incomparable flavor. The tender and superbly delicious 7” pods are yellow with amazing purple streaks! Also makes a tasty shelled bean. Popular with chefs and gourmets. Compact plants set high yields.
98.5% would recommend this item to a friend.
1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? very easy grower
What are the cons? none, very satisfied
Takes up very little room in the garden. The purple stripes disappear with cooking. Similar taste to that of wax bean. We just steam or boil and add a little pat of butter and sprinkle of salt. Very good!
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31 Aug 2014
0 out of 0 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? Easy to grow. And tasty for a
What are the cons? Green pods have strings.
Good plant but 2 out of my 50 plants have sting green
Beans with the same purple pattern on them? Is this normal?
By Wv gardener
21 Aug 2014
What are the pros? Tasty, interesting
What are the cons? None
Very tasty, produces well. Lovely raw or cooked whole.
20 Aug 2014
What are the pros? Great fresh cooked
What are the cons? Dosent can very well
These were great big strong plants with loads of beans with great fresh cooked flavor. They also make a fine dry bean that was a good bean for ham and beans. The down side was that they did'nt retain the great fresh flavor when canned, they had a real light green bean taste. And for me I like a strong green bean flavor fresh and canned. Heavy producers.
15 Aug 2014
What are the pros? Beautiful beans
These were a nice way to add some variety to the garden. The beans look exactly like the picture, but yes, they do fade to yellow when cooked. I only got an average yield, but I think they got a bit shaded since I planted them in a fairly compact raised bed. I will certainly buy again in 2015 !
By Chris Keaton
31 Jul 2014
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