Stringless beans are not entirely real. Some varieties are less stringy than others but there is no variety that can claim to be 100% stringless. The string is often developed at the late stages of maturity so picking early and often can help avoid bean strings. Try these varieties that will give you the best opportunity to have stringless beans.
The Blue Lake 274 Bush bean is a stringless heirloom bush bean plant with high yields and dark green color known for its top quality beans!
The Blue Lake FM-1K Pole is a stringless pole bean that is known for its reliability, disease resistance, flavor and high yields.
The hearty Cannolini Bush bean is an Italian heirloom that is rich and meaty bean, making it equally delicious as it is satisfying.
The smooth meaty texture of the Cannolini Pole bean is a favorite for shelling and cooking, especially ideal for Minestrone and other soups and stew.
The Contender bean is a stringless bush bean that produces a huge yield of tender beans that have excellent flavor and very reliable.
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.
The French Garden bean is a delicious french heirloom bean that has a sweet nutty flavor that can be enjoyed year after year!
The fun bright yellow and purple semi flat bean pods of the Mardi Gras Blend are a favorite among home chefs and are almost too pretty to eat!
The Tongue of Fire bean is not only beautiful with its vibrant red and cream speckled color, but it is a very tasty bean!