50 days for green beans, 70 days for shell beans, 90 days This heirloom bean offers great versatility. Use for fresh production when beans are green, young and tender. Use as a white bean once the pods start to dry down or use as a winter dry bean once the traditional cream and red colors
appear. Wonderful flavor for beans and greens, winter soups and chili. Yields can be exceptional.Crop failure. Provider organic seed is the suggested green bean substitute. French Horticultural is the suggested dry bean substitute.