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Rattlesnake Pole Bean (40-60 seeds) (BN109) $3.00

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Rattlesnake Pole Bean

         
 
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Pole, 65 days. This pole bean is easy to grow and produces lots of green pods that have purple streaks. Good flavor and very tender; the speckled seeds are popular in soup. This variety is great for hot, humid areas.
 
Rattlesnake Pole Bean
Overall Rating:
         
5.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 26
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 3.5

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Urban Floridian
Location:
Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
Date:
June 13, 2016
          5.0
 
Successful into the HOT summ
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Good producer, tender in heat

What are the cons? None

Review:

So thankful to have found this bean. Planted in March, kept harvesting into the heat and humidity of June in Florida. Regardless of the temperature, the beans stayed tender. My husband (not a gardener) even talked about how delicious they were. From six plants I harvested enough to feed my family of four multiple times. The only reason they stopped producing was because I had to turn off the irrigation to solarize the beds for the summer. Can't wait to plant these in the fall. I suspect they will grow 9 months of the year here. Hooray! Nematode damage was limited with a four inch layer of eucalyptus mulch. No rust or bugs, either.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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11 out of 11 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Pud
Location:
Wartburg, TN, United States
Date:
February 18, 2016
          5.0
 
Great Bean
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.5
 

What are the pros? taste

What are the cons? none

Review:

We raise and can these beans- they are by far the best tasting bean we have ever grown.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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11 out of 12 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Dana
Location:
Atlanta, GA, United States
Date:
December 5, 2015
          5.0
 
Love this pole bean
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.5
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow, eager vines

What are the cons? nothing

Review:

I interplanted this bean with Tennessee Red Cob corn. That was a good combination. The eager vines quickly grew up on the tall stalks of corn. No bending to pick ! (That's great for us older gardeners. ) Produced large numbers of large pods. Picked young they were quite tasty. I let a large number dry for seed for next year. I will give the corn a head start next year, but this is a great pole bean and is a good choice for interplanting.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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9 out of 10 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
okdeb
Location:
Tulsa, OK, United States
Date:
November 12, 2015
          5.0
 
Still my favorite bean
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Everything

What are the cons? Spotty germination

Review:

Last year I didn't manage to get any of these established. This year, it took several tries to get my beans going because our spring and early summer weather was so wet. Eventually I got some Kentucky Wonder, Turkey Craw, cut short speckled greasy beans and Rattlesnake beans growing. Many of the rattlesnake beans I planted didn't germinate at all. Nearly all of the other beans I planted did germinate. Even though a fraction of the rattlesnake beans germinated, they were only outproduced by the greasy beans. I liked the greasy beans, but the insects seemed to prefer them too and they had strings that had to be removed. The Turkey Craw was good as a green bean and so was the Kentucky Wonder. For productivity and taste, Rattlesnake is still my favorite. They don't develop strings until they get quite large and they remain tender and good to eat at almost any stage. I like to try new beans each year, but always plant Rattlesnake. Hope to try them as dry beans soon.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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4 out of 4 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Sanderson
Location:
Fresno, CA, United States
Date:
July 31, 2015
          4.0
 
Fun pole bean
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to see pods

What are the cons? none

Review:

Great pole bean with easy to see pods. Fun to grow. I have to shade them when temps are 100*F or hotter. Good for blanching and freezing with Food Saver for winter eating.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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