Red Noodle Yard Long Bean (Heirloom 85 Days)
Red seeds produce high yields of 16-20” long burgundy colored beans that turn green when cooked. The Red Noodle Yard Long Bean has a very pleasant sweet flavor.
Germination: 4-10 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures are 75-85ºF
Seed Sowing Depth: 1” deep
Outside Sowing: After the last frost with soil temperatures above 70ºF. Sow 3- 4” apart for trellis/pole growth. Planting in soil under 60ºF results in poor germination.
How much does a packet plant: 10-12 foot single row
Harvest: Before the seeds bulge and beans snap easily. Pick continually every 2-3 days to prolong production.
Tips: Grow in light, well-drained soil, provide adequate, even moisture, especially at flowering time. Dry soil can result in low yields and fibrous pods. Do not over-fertilize the Red Noodle Yard Long Bean with nitrogen, which results in a surplus of foliage and low, delayed pod growth.