Bean, Poletschka

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Quick facts

  • Ukrainian heirloom
  • Rare variety

Phaseolus vulgaris

90 days for dry, pole bean. A rare pole bean variety from Ukraine, this is a great dry bean for short seasons. Beautiful dark purple to black beans, which occasionally sport speckles. Best as a dry bean.

How to grow it:

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant


Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing


Not rec.

6-17 d.





Direct sow 1" deep after all danger of frost has passed. In row spacing is 3" with 8" between rows. Soaking seeds for 2-4 hours can hasten germination time. Planting with bean specific bacterial inoculum may help boost yields, especially if planting where beans have not grown before. Trellis required.

Seed specs:

Packet size:  1/2 oz., 30-40 beans