Long beans produce loads of slender, very long pods that are best picked when less than 18 in. long. A staple crop of East Asia, where they have been grown for centuries. These fast growing, vigorous climbers need full sun and a trellis or other support. Great for Southern, hot climates. Long beans have stringless pods are best sauteed.
The Fortex bean is an early maturing and very productive bean that has a long pod that is slender and stringless and very tender when picked early.