- Kentucky Wonder is a heavy producer that lasts over an extended season and is highly adaptable with rust resistance.
(58-72 days) Also known as "Old Homestead" before 1864 as "Texas Pole" Kentucky Wonder is a classic, popular pole bean that appeared sometime in the 1850s. Although it had many names, it has faithfully made its way into seed catalogs every year since. Talk about reliability and dependability! What makes Kentucky Wonder so special that over 84 U.S. seed companies still carry it?