Dragon Tongue Bean - Seeds


Latin name: Phaseolus vulgaris

Dragon Tongue bush bean (also known as Merveille de Piemonte) is a Dutch heirloom cultivar and very early producer. The plant produces flat, light yellow, purple-streaked pods. This magnificent stringless bean is very versatile: excellent flavour and meaty texture reminiscent of some pole beans. Can be eaten fresh or as a dry bean. It is also a good candidate for canning and freezing.

±35 seeds

Sowing: As soon as the soil can be worked

Seed depth: 5 cm

Germination time: 8-12 days

Soil: Light, humus

Location: Sun

Distance between plants: 5 cm

Distance between rows: 50 cm

Height at maturity: 40 to 80 cm

Maturity: 50-65 days

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