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One of the tastiest of the purple French beans, this variety is beautiful enough for a flower garden, yet delicious in the kitchen.
Amethyst French Bean Seeds
[60 days] A compact, dwarf bean with slender pods that reach up to 15cm (6") long, Amethyst provides a bounty of purple, stringless beans over a long picking season. Delicious both raw and cooked, this variety seems to produce forever. Being a dwarf variety, they work well in both container gardens and raised beds, and with their mauve flowers and amethyst-coloured pods, they’re honestly beautiful enough as an ornamental. Like all French beans, they freeze well, too.
DHeight: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12").
Does Amethyst plants need supporting? No! Unlike pole beans, your Amethyst French beans won't need staking or trellis.
How tall does Amethyst French bean plants grow? Your Amethyst plants will grow to about 45cm tall.
How big do dwarf Amethyst pods grow? Once your plant reaches maturity you will be able to regularly harvest pods that are about 15cm long.
- Average Germination Time
- 7 - 10 Days
- Sowing Method
- Start in Pots / Trays
- Days to Maturity
- 60 Days
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