Bush Snake Bean, Red Noodle (Vigna unguiculata subsp. Sesquipedalis)
Known as Chinese long beans or Yard long beans. Very unusual bean 40-60cm long with burgundy coloured pods that grow in clusters.
It produces abundant nutty, stringless pods in summer. It can be grown in trellises, but is fine without it.
Plant type: Tender Annual
Sow when: Spring, min. soil temp. 18˚c
Sow where: Direct
Spacing: Plants 15-20cm Rows 50cm
Position: Full sun
Harvest: 80 days
Seeds per package: 30