Oriental Yard Long Pole Beans
Days to Full Maturity: — 85
Non-GMO – Heirloom – High Germination Rate
Minimum Seed Count: 15
Often known as Chinese long beans, these beans grow to extremely long lengths. The Oriental Yard Long Beans makes bean pods that can grow to be between one to three feet long. Making this unique bean a great addition to any garden. Oriental Yard Long Pole beans have a tender and unique flavor similar to that of a green bean which is great in salads, stir-fries, curries, and are a popular vegetable in Asian dishes. Oriental Yard Long requires support from a trellis, fence, or pole as their vines grow to help the pods develop to their full size and weight. The Oriental Yard Long Beans can grow in a variety of climates and thrive in zones 3-12.
How to grow:
You can direct sow Oriental Yard Long Pole Beans bean seeds outside 1-2 weeks after last spring frost in full sun 1-2” deep and 3-4” apart. The Oriental Yard Long Pole Beans can tolerate acidic soils and grow well in warmer climates. Rows should be planted 3-4’ apart and dirt above the seeds could be pressed down for good soil contact. Seeds do best in rich, well-drained soil. Beans need light, but even, watering to thrive. When watering water close to the root, beans seeds rot easily so don’t overwater them. To succession planting sow seeds every 7-10 days. Once plants germinate maintain soil moisture. Beans can be harvested when beans reach the size of 3-5” long. These plants are great companion plants for carrots, cumbers, or corn.