DESCRIPTION: Standout for quality and quantity in our trials, and customers rave about them. Outstanding flavor, and 100-degree heat didn't stop them from producing lots of beans. Round green 7" pods with purple streaks (which disappear when cooked). When others are petering out, Rattlesnake keeps going. Our best-selling bean.
BOTANICAL NAME: Phaseolus vulgaris
DAYS TO MATURITY: 70
SEEDS PER PACKET: 85
SOURCE CODE: C
GERMINATION DAYS: 8-16
WHEN TO PLANT: after danger of frost, at least 60F soil temperature
PLANTING DEPTH: 1"
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: A climbing variety that requires poles, strings, or wire to climb, up to 10' in good conditions. Plant 6" apart in well composted soil after all danger of frost is past and soil has warmed to 60-70 degrees. Should have PH 6 or above. Keep well water or apply mulch to control moisture. Keep well weeded or mulched avoid damaging the rots with hoe or cultivator. Keep picked for best harvest.
GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFORMATION: H, W/Matures 8-9/Harvest 12/Yields green 30-108, dry 4-24/Spacing 6"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Easy to Grow and Tolerates Hot Weather