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Royal Burgundy Bush Bean Seeds

Royal Burgundy Bush Bean Seeds

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Royal Burgundy', fresh from your garden, has delicious purple pods that are easily found among the backdrop of green foliage. It grows better than other varieties in cool weather and is unlikely to be challenged by bean beetle. A good container variety. Disease resistant.

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  • Variety Info
  • Sowing Info
  • Growing Info

Variety Info

Days to Maturity: 55 days

Family: Fabaceae

Type: Snap Bean, Bush Bean (Learn More)

Native: Mexico and South America

Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual

Exposure: Full sun

Plant Dimensions: 15"–20" tall, compact bush

Variety Info: 5"–6" long, round, bright violet-purple pods with buff-colored seeds, held above ground on upper part of plant. Resistant to white mold and bean common mosaic viruses 1 and NY15.

Attributes: White Mold Resistant, Bean Mosaic Virus Resistant, Frost Sensitive

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 65°F, ideally 70°–85°F. Successive Sowings: Every 7 to 14 days up to 80 days before your average first fall frost date. NOTE: In very hot summer areas, skip sowing as high heat approaches; temperatures consistently above 90°F will prevent beans from forming.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended.

Days to Emerge: 6–12 days

Seed Depth: 1"

Seed Spacing: 1 seeds every 4" to 6"

Row Spacing: 24"

Thinning: Not required

Growing Info

Harvesting: Snap beans are ready to pick when the pod "snaps" or breaks in half cleanly. This is when the seeds have just begun to form and the pods are several inches long (depending on the variety). Hold the stem with one hand, and the pod with the other hand to avoid pulling off branches, which will continue to produce. At season's end, plants are great compost material if they are disease-free.