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70-90 day maturity. Vigna unguiculata subsp sesquipedalis. Kurosanjaku Yard Long Bean Seeds. Non-GMO, Heirloom. Warm-season annual. This fast growing, high-yield bean thrives in the heat. It is a black seeded variety and is one of the most popular types grown. These extra long dark green stringless beans are highly prized for their sweet and crunchy pods. Traditionally interplanted with arugula and bitter melon vines for increased pest resistance, faster growth, and efficient use of space. Approx. 180 seeds per oz.
Other Common Names: Asparagus bean, banor, cai dou, chang dou, chang jiang dou, chang kong tau, cheung kong tau, Chinese long bean, dau dua, dau gok, dau que, diya mekaral, dow gauk, garter bean, hamtak, jiang dou, juroku sasage mame, kacang belut, kacang panjang, kacang panjang hijau, kacang perut ayam, lobia, otok, sasage, sitao, sitaw, snake bean, tau afuk yaou, tau fug yao, thua chin, tseng dou, and yard long bean
How to Grow Kurosanjaku Bean
Germinate seeds on a moist paper towel before planting. Kurosanjaku Bean seeds are direct sown in soil of at least 60℉ where there is no risk of frost. Grow in a warm, sunny spot. Sow indoors 2-3 weeks before outdoor planting for an earlier harvest. Be sure to harden off well if indoor sowing. Young seedlings do not tolerate shock. If you live in a warm climate plant seeds every 3-4 weeks for multiple harvests. Keep soil moist in the early days. It is best to train the vines to climb strings or supports as they grow. Yard Long Beans are generally low maintenance.
Harvesting Kurosanjaku Bean
Harvest when pods are smooth, tender and 14-18" long; usually in midsummer. Pods, seeds, stems, and leaves are all edible!
Yard Long Beans may replace string beans in most culinary scenarios. Pods can be deep-fried, stir-fried, steamed, or used in soups. Their thin size makes them cook quite rapidly. Traditionally used in Szechuan recipes, prepare the pods by cutting them into 2" sections. Lightly steam the leaves and stems, then toss with olive oil for a nutritious side.
Tips From Our Gardeners
“In my opinion, nothing is more satisfying than that familiar crunch you get from green beans after a long day’s harvest. Kurosanjaku yard-long beans are among the most well-loved varieties for this reason.”
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