Phaseolus vulgaris ‘Forelle Fliederfarben’ (Pole Bean) [12 Seeds]

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$4.25

Germination Information: I suggest sowing these seeds directly in your garden, about 1 inch deep and 2 to 4 inches apart, in late spring to early summer.

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I grew ‘Forelle Fliederfarben’ for the first time in 2019 from seeds I received from a bean collector in northern Italy. Since then, I have made almost all of my seed harvest available to gardeners in the US who are interested in unusual bean varieties. I occasionally pick some of the developing purple-streaked green pods from the vigorous and productive vines and think they have great flavor as a fresh bean. I believe this variety is meant for dry use, though, or perhaps both? The seeds themselves are beautiful and distinctive, with a rounded shape and a lovely lavender-purple color with darker purple swirls; they almost look like pieces of candy! Full sun. Annual.

Harvested in October 2022. At least 12 seeds.

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1 review for Phaseolus vulgaris ‘Forelle Fliederfarben’ (Pole Bean) [12 Seeds]

  1. Kimberly B. (verified owner)

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    These are gorgeous beans. Germination was slow for me, and not 100%, but I did get several vines sprouted. Unfortunately, the gophers love them, so all of my vines were wiped out this year, but I will try to grow them again next year after gopher-proofing the area. These are much slower to come up than other bean varieties, so don’t give up on them.

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