Lambley Gardens & Nursery, 395 Lesters Road,  Ascot,  Victoria 3364
Phone +61 (03) 5343 4303,  Fax +61 (03) 5343 4257

Bean, Climbing ‘Purple King’ (Phaseolus vulgaris)

Bean, Climbing ‘Purple King’ (Phaseolus vulgaris)

Productive with good flavour
Produces attractive 18cm long purple beans over a long period if picked regularly. The pods turn green when cooked.


When to sow: mid-October to December

Where to sow: Direct on 180cm trellis, a four pole tepee or a single pole

Depth to sow: 2.5cm Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.

Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.

Spacing: Between plants 8cm


Directions: Grow climbing beans on a 180cm or more tall trellis, a four-pole tepee or on a single pole. Plant the seed 2.5cm deep and 8cm apart after the danger of frost is over. Pick the beans every couple of days or so to prolong the harvest.

This plant is not in our current range and is provided here for customer information only.