Bean Climbing Stringa (Vigna sesquipedalis L.) (Bag) - Franchi Sementi
Yard Long Bean. This bean is very popular in Italy. Sets a long, slim and crisp bean with good taste. It needs warm weather, so do not seed until soil has warmed up well, around the same time you would set out tomatoes or a week or so after the last frost date. A vigorous grower, it needs support so use tripods, poles or trellis. Plant 3-4 seeds around the base of each pole and thin to one. For a trellis, plant 2 seeds every six inches and thin to one. Keep picking to encourage production. 80 days to maturity on average. Pole beans have approximately 1 seed per gram. 18 Gram Package
Asparagus bean or yard long bean, can be eaten raw or cooked. Best eaten younger, but can reach 50cms in length. Grow protected as needs some heat. Try is in a stir fry or sautéed and have a mild asparagus flavour.
Approximate seeds quantity:@60
Sow: from April - June.
Plant height: 160-180cms
Partnership plant: Chard, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Cucumber,
Chicory and Radicchio, Lettuce, Aubergine, Radish, Corn.
What to sow after: Chard, Carrots, Cauliflower, Cabbage,
Cucumber, Chicory and Radicchio, Fennel, Endive,
Lettuce, Aubergine,Melon, Pepper, Tomato, Leek,
Parsley, Radish, Spinach, Lamb's lettuce, Courgette.