This packet sows up to 20 feet or two 4-foot diameter teepees.


You can't lose with this 1800s heirloom. 'Kentucky Wonder' (brown seeded) has wonderful, if not unsurpassed flavor. It out-produces most other pole beans with heavy crops of 9" long, gently curved, oval pods. A multi-use bean: drying, shelling and green. Stringless when young. Excellent for freezing. Good production even in hot climates. Disease resistant.

Kentucky Wonder Pole Bean Seeds

  • Botanical Name: Phaseolus vulgaris

    Days to Maturity: 63 days

    Family: Fabaceae

    Native: Mexico and South America

    Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual

    Plant Dimensions: 5'–7' long vines

    Variety Information: 7"–9" long, ½" wide silvery-green pods; stringless when young, brown seeds. Pre-Civil War variety known then under different names, released as 'Kentucky Wonder' in 1877 by J. H. Gregory & Sons seed company. Resistant to bean common mosaic virus.

    Type: Snap bean

    Attributes: Disease Resistant, Heat Tolerant

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