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Rich Purple Pod Pole Beans

Rich purple pod pole beans

Rich purple pod pole beans

Rich purple pod pole beans

Rich purple pod pole beans

Want to add drama to the garden? Plant Rich Purple Pod pole beans. These long, deep-purple pole beans taste delicious but are also ornamental. Tender and crisp, the vigorous plants will produce bountiful harvests. The color makes the pods stand out against the green foliage making them easy to pick. This heirloom cultivar is rich in antioxidants.


  • Matures in 54 days
  • Harvest when beans are 5 to 7 inches long
  • Renowned for flavor, yield, and reliability
  • Antioxidant rich
  • Delicious freshly cooked; turns green

Have you ever grown Rich Purple Pod pole beans? Please tell us your favorite thing about them and your experiences growing purple pod beans.


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