Bean (Pole), Yard Long
Vigna unguiculata sesquipedalis
Vigorous vines that climb like pole beans and produce extra-long pods. In warm, humid areas the tender pods can grow up to 36″. In other, shorter season areas they commonly grow over a foot long. Cook like green beans or stir-fry.
Planting & Harvesting
Seed Depth: 1/2″ (13mm)
Plant Space: 8″ (20cm)
Row Space: 36″ (91cm)
Sprouts In: 7-10 days
Plant outdoors in full sun in late spring after soil has completely warmed. May take two to three months for plants to flower, but once blossom production begins plants will produce prolifically. Flourishes in heat and humidity.
Harvest pods just as they begin to fill out or are about 1″ long.