Basics

Ease of Growing
Easy
Grown as
Annual
Days to Maturity
65-75 (Spring/Summer)
Growing Habit
Pole
Hardiness
Tender

These plants don't like cold weather and are not started outdoors until the soil has warmed up, about a month after the last frost.

Crops
Spring Transplant, Spring, Summer
Growing Season
Long
Cultivar Type
Early
Growing Conditions
Cool, Warm

Beans like a warm sunny spot. These tall plants are vulnerable to being blown over, so should be sheltered from high winds and supported on a stable and secure structure.

Outdoor Growing Temp
50°F - 80°F
Min Outdoor Soil Temp
60°F

These plants don’t like cold weather and are not started outdoors until the soil has warmed up, about a month after the last frost. 

Start Indoors
Yes
Start Outdoors
Yes
Light
Water
Moderate

Like most beans they need constant moisture for best growth.

Feeder
Moderate

Low nitrogen. High potassium. High phosphorus. This plant is a nitrogen fixer, of course, so may actually improve the soil.

Suitability
Needs lots of space
Small Gardens?
Yes
Containers?
No
Attracts beneficial insects?
No
Color
Green
Fruit Size
8.0-12.0"
Plant Height
120.0-144.0"
Plant Diameter
18.0-24.0"
Hardiness Zone
3-11
Disease Resistance
Taste Profile

Buttery flavored dry beans