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Phaseolus coccineus

Common Name(s):
Scarlet runner bean
Cultivar(s):
Albus , The Czar , Painted lady , Sunset , Purple Aztec
Category:
Vines
Comment:

Direct seed outdoors after the danger of frost has passed; pollen not viable when temperatures are above 90°F; prefers average moisture and good drainage

Height:
8-20 ft.
Flower:
Red flowers mid summer to frost; edible green pods that turn purple; seeds are black, mottled red
Texture:
Coarse
Exposure:
Sun
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Climbing Method:
Twining stems

NCCES plant id: 2313

Phaseolus coccineus Phaseolus coccineus