Attractive deep purple pods average 3-3 ½”. Larger pods may become partially mottled but are still attractive. Flavor is pleasant though mildly bitter. Best used raw but may be slightly steamed, microwaved or sautéed. The 30” vines can be grown with or without support. 61 days.
Care: Plant 2-4″ apart in rows 18-24″ apart in sun & moist cool soil. Plants grow 26-32″ tall.
Late-season vegetables adapted to tolerate both the heat of late summer and the cool nights of fall. Harvest in late summer or fall. See our Fall & Winter Vegetable Guide for specific planting/harvest times & freeze-out temperatures.