OLD HOMESTEAD (KENTUCKY WONDER POLE) BEAN
65 days. This homesteaders’ heirloom was first mentioned in The Country Gentleman magazine in 1864 under the name of Texas Pole. It was introduced as Kentucky Wonder by James J.H. Gregory & Sons in 1877 and has been popular ever since. It is a pole bean with 6- 8 inch green pods that are very tender when cooked and have a great flavor. In 1896 Peter Henderson & Co. said, “This we regard as far ahead of any other green Pole Bean.” They also said it was 10 days earlier.
“Description courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds/rareseeds “.
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