French Bean Varieties: All

Blue Lake

Blue Lake

A traditional variety with medium length pods.
Type: Climbing
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jun-Oct
Cobra

Cobra

A classic green bean variety capable of producing a large harvest of delicious and stringless pods.
Type: Climbing
Sow: Apr-Jul
Harvest: Jul-Oct
Safari

Safari

A dwarf variety with a long harvest period. Delicious and stringless green pods.
Type: Dwarf
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jun-Oct
Compass

Compass

Slim stringless green pods which are highly regarded for flavour.
Type: Dwarf
Sow: Mar-Jun
Harvest: Jun-Sep
Celine

Celine

Purple podded variety. High yield.
Type: Dwarf
Sow: Apr-Jul
Harvest: Jul-Sep
Sprite

Sprite

Highly regarded variety. Stringless green pods.
Type: Dwarf
Sow: Apr-Jul
Harvest: Jun-Oct
Mascotte

Mascotte

Good variety for growing in containers. High yield.
Type: Dwarf
Sow: Apr-Jul
Harvest: Jun-Sep
Borlotto Firetongue

Borlotto Firetongue

Beans are encased in striking red and yellow speckled pods.
Type: Dwarf
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jun-Oct
Mistik

Mistik

Beans grow above the leaves, making picking easy. Good container variety.
Type: Dwarf
Sow: Apr-Jul
Harvest: Jun-Sep
Purple Queen

Purple Queen

A striking purple bean pod that turns green during cooking.
Type: Dwarf
Sow: Apr-Jun
Harvest: Jun-Oct
Cannellino

Cannellino

Medium length green pods. Good for soups and casseroles.
Type: Dwarf
Sow: Apr-Jul
Harvest: Jun-Oct
Neckargold

Neckargold

A tall French bean that has good disease resistance and can tolerate inclement weather.
Type: Climbing
Sow: Apr-Jul
Harvest: Jul-Oct
Speedy

Speedy

A fast maturing variety. Disease resistance. Medium length pods.
Type: Dwarf
Sow: May-Jun
Harvest: Jun-Sep