A unique Dutch Heirloom bush bean Dragon Tongue produces high yields of a great colorful, tasty bean dual purpose beans . Extremely crisp, stringless, 6-8 inch beans are produced on compact plants. The interesting cream streaked with purple pods stand out in the garden making harvesting easy.
This multipurpose wax bean can be harvested for fresh or shelled use. For fresh use pick when the bean turns from a flat lime green pod to a cream color with purple stripes, as a shelled bean pick when the swollen seeds are visible from the outside of the pod. As snap beans the pods lose their purple color after cooking but are still delicious
Plant 4-5′ Apart
60 Days to Maturity