Seed - Snake Bean
1 RHS Snake Bean seed pack
(Botanical Name: Vigna unguiculata )
Pack Size 25 seeds
This variety performs exceptionally well in subtropical and tropical regions. A heavy cropper producing long stringless beans that have an outstanding flavour. The vigorous plants will thrive in a range of soil conditions. Best grown over a trellis or frame as the lush stems will grow quite long.
Plant Height: 2-3m
How to Grow:
Sow in rows 60cm (24in) apart. Space seeds 10-15cm (4-6in) apart and 2.5cm (1in) deep. To avoid rot, avoid over watering seeds during germination. Seedlings appear in 10-21 days, slightly slower than other beans.
Keep plants moist during dry periods and weed free. Support growing plants by growing them against a fence or trellis.
When to Sow/Plant Seed:
Spring and Summer
Well cultivated, sunny position