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65-75 day maturity. Vigna unguiculata subsp sesquipedalis ‘White Seeded’. White Seeded Yard Long Bean Seeds. Non-GMO, Warm-season annual heirloom. White Seeded yard long beans are 24” long, firm, and tender. The sturdy, low-maintenance plant needs a warm climate to thrive and will reward you with high yields. Yard Long Beans get traditionally interplanted with arugula, corn, or bitter melon vines for increased pest resistance, faster growth, and efficient use of space. They are most common in southern China, where they are loved for their delicious beans. Approx. 210 seeds / oz.
Other Common Names: Asparagus beans, Chinese Long beans, banor, cai dou, chang dou, chang jiang dou, chang kong tau, cheung kong tau, 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, or tseng dou.
How to Grow White Seeded Beans
Pre-germinate the seeds on a moist paper towel for a head start. Yard Long Bean seeds are direct sown in soil at least 60℉, where there is a minimal 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. See our free growing guide above for how to harden off. Succession plant in waves every 3-4 weeks for more than one harvest if you live in a warm climate. Keep soil moist in the early days. Train the vines to climb strings or supports as they grow. Yard Long Beans are low maintenance.
Harvesting White Seeded Beans
Harvest when pods are smooth, tender, pencil-thin, and 25-30" long. Gently clip off the beans at the base of the stem. Blanch and freeze for extended use.
Pods, seeds, stems, and leaves are all edible! This type of bean is used in the popular Szechwan dish Dry Fried Beans. Try them in recipes in place of snap beans. Prepare the bean pods by cutting them into 2" sections.
Tips From Our Gardeners
“If you feel your yard is too hot to grow anything, you should give yard long beans a try! The plants are heat tolerant and the pods are a striking spectacle.”
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