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Bean Climbing Rattlesnake Vegetable Seeds
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Bean Climbing Rattlesnake Vegetable Seeds


  • Improves soil fertility.
  • Heat tolerant.
  • Grow on trellis to save space.
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Bean Climbing ‘Rattlesnake’ Vegetable Seeds

Botanical name: Phaseolus vulgaris

Rattlesnake is an excellent climbing bean with a long harvest. Pods are 18 cm long, green, streaked with purple, stringless when young, with a rich, full flavor. The pods can be eaten fresh or allowed to dry on the vines for a harvest of beige and brown speckled seeds that are delicious in soups. It copes well with heat.

Plant Type: Annual climbing bean

Plant Height: Grows to 2 – 3 m; requires a trellis

Sow When:

  • Beans are frost-tender; germinate best at 18 – 25°C
  • Seed will rot in cold, wet soil
  • Temperate Subtropical: Spring to early summer
  • Tropical: All year if frost-free; avoid Dec-Jan


  • Depth: 2 – 4 cm deep
  • Position: Full sun
  • Sow Where: Direct into the garden bed
  • Soil Type: Fertile, well-drained, pH 6.2 – 7

Spacing: 10 – 15 cm apart at the base of a trellis

Details: Hill plants, up to 10 cm deep, to protect from wind damage; water well once after sowing seed and then do not water again until seedlings appear

Harvest: 75 days fresh; 90 days as a dried bean

Additional information

Weight N/A

Packet, 250 grams

Product Specifications

  • Non-GMO.
  • No chemical treatment.
  • Open pollinated, heirloom variety.
  • Botanical name: Phaseolus vulgaris
  • Seeds per gram: Approx 3-4.
  • We do not ship to Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.