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.
Packet 40 seeds