- This variety is excellent for cool soil emergence in early season or cool coastal climates while providing for longer than many bush snap beans giving high yields as it is resistant to NY15 bean mosaic and pod mottle viruses, and is tolerant to powdery mildew.
(50 days) Introduced by Dr. Hoffman of South Carolina around 1965. Maroon colored beans. Snap bean for home gardens, local market, shipping fresh and for freezing. 15-17" vines, bushy, sturdy, and strong roots. Pods round to heart-shaped, straight, 5-1/4", fleshy, low fiber, tender, stringless, and medium dark green. Excellent for cool soil emergence for early season or cool coastal climates. Though it has a concentrated early set, it does provide for longer than many bush snap beans. Good flavor and high yields. Widely adaptable. Resistant to common and NY15 bean mosaic and pod mottle viruses, and is tolerant to powdery mildew