Germ 7-10 days
Plants are about 3’ tall. They carry numerous spineless pods which are tender and tasty if picked young. This variety won an All America award back in 1939 and is still thought of as the standard variety. 50 seeds
Indoors- Plant in individual biodegradable peat/cowpots 1/2” deep, 4-5 weeks before last frost with soil temperature 70- 80 degrees. Transplant out 12-18” apart last frost.
Outdoors- 1/2 “ deep, 12-18”apartafter last frost when soil is 70 degrees.
Harvest- Clip pods off at 2-4” to keep the plant flowering for more production,
Tips- Plant in fertile soil amended with compost or well rotted manure and keep well watered. You can soak the seeds in warm water for a few hours to hasten germination.