Great looking, great tasting gourmet stringless dwarf bean. Heavy cropping and prized for its flavour. Self-supporting plants need no staking. Attractive purple flowers before the dark purple beans appear. If you want a climbing purple bean choose Purple King.
Phaeolus 'Purple Queen' - bean DESCRIPTION: Dwarf stringless bean with purple flowers, striking dark purple pods which turn green when cooked. PLANTING: Sow direct. Cover seed to 3cm. CARE: Water on planting, leave for a couple of days, and water when seedlings emerge. Provide trellis or netting support. Water regularly through the growing period. Mist with a water spray in hot weather to help with flower and pod set. Harvest in just 10-12 weeks from sowing.