Snap Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris 'Royalty Purple Pod') in the Beans Database

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Year Introduced: 1957
Country of Origin: USA
Hybridizer or Originator: University of New Hampshire

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
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Pollinators: Bees

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Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Jun 27, 2014 4:30 PM

Royalty was introduced in 1957 by the University of New Hampshire. It is an excellent bean still and was unmatched in its day. Royal Burgundy is a slight improvement. Especially good for an early bean as it has good germination in cool soil.

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