Heirloom Seeds

Long Beans

Long Bean seeds for sale. We offer Heirloom Long Beans for your organic sustainable living, self sufficient lifestyle needs. We have rare and hard to find varieties including Chinese Red Noodle, Asparagus Bean or Oriental Wonder, Mosaic Long Bean and Thai Purple Podded. Heirloom Long Beans are commonly referred to as yardlong bean because of their sizeable length.Also commonly called bora, long-podded cowpea, asparagus bean, pea bean, snake bean, or Chinese long bean.  When growing Long Beans, it is best to harvest before the beans inside the pod plump up and make the pod bulgy.  Only harvest the pod not the bud, as the bud will produce more beans from that same spot.  This plant is of a different genus than the common bean. They are in the same family as cowpea.  Vigna unguiculata subsp. sesquipedalis  Heirloom Long Beans are a good source of protein, vitamin A, riboflavin, iron, thiamin, phosphorus, and potassium, and a very good source for vitamin C, folate, magnesium, and manganese. We offer naturally grown seed using organic growing methods for your organic sustainable living, self sufficient lifestyle needs. Be sure to plant beans at the proper time for your climate. Beans require soil temperatures to be at least 60 degrees  in order to germinate properly. Like most other seed, you can start beans in cell flats indoors to get an early start on your growing season. All of our Heirloom Long Bean Seeds come to you in paper packets  with basic growing instructions on the back. We grow, harvest and handle all our seeds ourselves.

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