Bean Dwarf Kaiapoi Pink Seeded Bush (AKA The Prince, Canadian Wonder)


Availability: 2 per person

GENUS: Phaseolus SPECIES: vulgaris


Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Canterbury, was common all over New Zealand
Number of Seeds: 20

Description: This dwarf, green snap bean has been an all time favourite in the past in this land. It has come into the Kōanga Institute from several sources, with different names. We are going with Kaiapoi Pink Seeded, for our name. It is a green, flattish, very hardy, with good flavour great early and late season bean in long growing season areas and main crop in short season areas. Great snap bean but also a fantastic dried bean.

Planting Instructions: Spring time scatter sow into seed trays. Transplant when ground has warmed as soon as second leaves appear to 20cm diagonal spacing. This will avoid all problems with birds, slugs, and snails.