Variety: Purple Wax Beans



  • 4531 purple wax beans
Purple Wax Beans

Variety Overview

When purple beans are ripe, the seed has a red or deep coppery hue. Purple beans closely resemble the July bean, a variety with seeds of deep green color and pods that are shorter and narrower than large-seed varieties. They are available in the summer.


  • Beans
  • Cooking Vegetables
  • Plump purple pods with a green interior

  • Crisp and tender

  • Grassy and sweet

  • 4"-6" long

  • Purple pods are green inside; pods turn green when cooked

  • Cylindrical

  • Yes
  • Summer

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