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Purple Podded Pole
 
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Purple Podded Pole Bean (40-60 seeds) (BN114) $2.75
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Purple Podded Pole Bean

         
 
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Pole, 70 days. This delicious heirloom was discovered in the Ozark mountains by Henry Fields in the 1930’s and is still requested by many old-timers of this region. The pods are bright purple, stringless, and tender. Plants grow to 6’ and produce heavy yields.

 
Purple Podded Pole Bean
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 46
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 3.0

91.3% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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0 out of 0 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Dovile
Location:
Millersville, MD, United States
Date:
June 24, 2015
          3.0
 
Disappointed.
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? Was easy to grow.

What are the cons? Never stopped growing.

Review:

I wanted to try something new to my patio garden and chose purple beans after reading the comments from other customers. Unfortunately, I cannot brag about the same success as others. My beans sprouted very fast and were growing nicely. Unfortunate part was that they.....never stopped growing and after them reaching more than seven feet in height but no blooms, I decided enough is enough and pulled them out. I am not buying these seeds again.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
MeganF
Location:
San Marcos, CA, United States
Date:
June 10, 2015
          5.0
 
Beautiful pole beans
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Appearance, Easy to grow

What are the cons? None

Review:

I thought it would be fun to grow these in pots on the patio and have them wind up the posts for our patio cover. I'm so glad I did that because these plants are really pretty with their broad green leaves, pretty purple flowers, and really impressive long dark purple beans! The beans are so dark they are almost black and they look and feel like they have a satin coat to them. I planted these at the same time as some Dragon Tongue and Chinese Red Noodle beans and these have been producing like crazy already while I've gotten just a few Dragon Tongue beans so far and am still waiting on the noodle beans to start producing. I will definitely grow these again!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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8 out of 8 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Bayview Backyard Gardner
Location:
Bayview, WI, United States
Date:
March 23, 2015
          5.0
 
Our Garden Favorite Last Year
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Great for eating off the vine

What are the cons? none

Review:

We have tried 6 different varieties of pole beans, and these are by far our favorite. They were delicious both small and very large. We loved eating them raw, but we also blanched and froze quite a few. They froze well, and tasted fresh when steamed from frozen. They were so good, that whenever I went to the garden to pick them the dogs would coming running for a 'treat'. We staggered planted by 2 week intervals and had beans all summer long.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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8 out of 8 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
KEJ
Location:
Saint Leonard, MD, United States
Date:
March 4, 2015
          5.0
 
Wonderful Pole Bean
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Flavor, Height, Blooms

What are the cons? None

Review:

These were excellent beans. They are a pole bean, but don't get out of control and crazy. However, they still produce a lot of beans! They are beautiful as well with their purple blooms. Really easy to care for. Pest didn't bother these as much as the Greasy Grits I grew along side them. They have a wonderful flavor on top of it all! I ate them in the pod

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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15 out of 15 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
ZookeeperMama
Location:
Kenmore, WA
Date:
January 25, 2015
          5.0
 
Our favorite green beans
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Prolific, Pacific Northwest OK

What are the cons? None

Review:

These grow fantastically in our Pacific Northwest garden. Our season is short, and mine is even shorter because of the limited sunlight my garden receives. These grow so tall I can barely reach them and last year they were so healthy and happy they broke my trellis! My husband prefers the flavor of these to any green bean, so I make sure to grow them every season! They are usually the last of the beans I grow to fully mature, but that just means my season is longer as I can harvest these almost until the end of Summer. Must say, though, the pods are not stringless unless you get them at just the right time. Wait a moment too long and they are pretty tough.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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