Yard Long Red Seeded

Vigna unguiculata

One of the true marvels of the bean world

Often called Yard Long Beans, and once grown it becomes very obvious how they get the name. A very popular bean in Asian cuisine, these thrive in hot & humid weather, conditions that would cause poor fruit set for beans of shorter statute. Grown up a trellis like a pole bean, these will be planted as a fun novelty the first season, and planted as a welcome friend for every season after.
SizePrice QtyPurchase
10 grams - Packet $ 2.95
1 oz $ 5.90
Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
200 3 oz 150-200 lbs 75
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
After Last Frost 60-80°F Full Sun Frost Sensitive
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Direct Seed 1" 2-3" 60
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
4-6" 8-16 Annual 3-6 years
Easy to grow by direct seed. Prefer hot and humid conditions. Plant in late spring and early summer after danger of frost has passed. Tall plants need some trellising. Plant Seeds: 1" deep with 2-3" between seeds. Soil Temp: 60-80 F. Days to Sprout: 8-16 Thin To/Mature Plant Spacing: 4-6". Seeds/oz: 3,200. Seed Wt./100' Row: 3 oz Days to Harvest: 75-95 Seed Viability: 3-6 years.