Another heirloom seed purchase:
ROYAL ORCHID WILD purple MINI bean ORGANIC HEIRLOOM DELICIOUS POD NO STRING!
Truly SPECTACULAR plant with EXTRA long crop SEASON .
Delicious + Stringless + One of EASIEST crops to grow +
ORGANIC soil REJUVENATOR!
WILD grade MINI BUSH bean
** ROYAL ORCHID **
( aka Violet Knight , Orchidea di Burgundia ,
NOT Purple King ! - which is a RUNNER/POLE bean and can stunt growth of neighbour plants ! ) perfect for BEGINNER Gardeners .
Thrives in HEAT and COLD .
Everything in this almost "fairy-tale" plant is unusual and beautiful :
The foliage is purplish green , contrasting the dark purple stems .
The big pods are deep , rich royal violet and become emerald when cooked .
(Kids love the "Magic" : ))
The FLOWERS . . . ah . . . They truly look like tiny magenta-lilac orchids !
Add the elegant trailing habit for the minimum space in garden bed/pot occupied – and you receive a perfect
" TASTY BEAUTY " !
Royal Orchid is a WILD grade variety :
one of those happy few examples of varieties that went through cenuries without being human - modified in any way !
Royal Orchid is a premium grade STRINGLESS variety .
NO MORE PEELING !
Very early harvest – start picking pods only 75 days after sowing in good weather .
HIGHLY prolific , and cropping continues over a VERY extended season .
This variety is notorious for it's hoding on plant and storage benefits :
On the bush , pods can be grown up to 20 cm long and even the largest ones remain tender and flavorful .
Freezes perfectly , great for pickling , drying and and canning .