Also known as “Preacher Bean.”
The distinctive markings on the seed of this bean earned it the name “Rattlesnake.”
Legendary Southwestern favorite, extremely water efficient, eats drought for lunch. Also known in the Southeast for its tolerance to high humidity and wet ground.
Planted in late summer, desert monsoon rain alone is enough to produce a survival crop from the Rattlesnake. Feed and water yours nicely, and yields will only increase. Careful not to overwater these beans, same amount as a tomato will take care of Rattlesnake plants, too.
60 to 90 days. They should be harvested frequently for increased yields. Grows up to ten feet, producing purple flowers before the pods.
Germination rate 92% August 2020
Minimum 35 Seeds