Long Beans

Long Beans

(Vigna unguiculata) A staple crop of East Asia, where they have been grown for centuries. After frost, when soil has warmed, sow 1-2 inches deep, 4-6 inches apart in rows where plants are to grow. Vigorous climbers need full sun and a trellis or other support. Takes heat and humidity better than common beans; recommended for the Deep South. Keep the pods picked to maintain production. Drought tolerant, but more productive with adequate moisture. The pods are stringless and tender, and taste best sauteed (not boiled). I would not go one season without them.

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Long Beans
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Chinese Green Noodle Bean

Chinese Green Noodle Bean LG102

Here is an early variety of long bean imported from China. 20” pods are... Read More
 
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Lovely, lavender-pink-shaded pods measure 12”-18” long and are crisp and... Read More
 
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Chinese Red Noodle Bean LG109

80 days. This is the most stunning and unique bean I have grown yet. Fantastic,... Read More
 
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Taiwan Black Seeded Long Bean LG103

This is the true “Yard Long” bean, with light green pods 38” long, with... Read More
 
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Vigorous, high-yielding Thai variety. The lovely, deep purple pods have... Read More
 
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Thai Soldier Long Bean LG122

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Thai White Seeded Long Bean LG112

Smooth, light-green, 25” long pods from Thailand. These are delicious... Read More
 
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