This heirloom variety of these drying beans produce masses of 15cm (6") bean pods by late summer on vines that can reach up to 6m (20') if supported properly! These beans–once reconstituted–are creamy in soups.
Sow as early as possible, 2-5cm (1-2") deep, 5-8cm (2.3") apart, in rows 45-60cm apart. Thin to at least 15cm (6") apart in each row. mid-May under cover if temperature permits or in pots indoors then set out carefully a few weeks later.