The best early green bean for gardeners who desire good flavor, disease resistance, and high yield. 5½ in. long pods. Possibly derived from pre-1855 Early Valentine variety. Fairly hardy under adverse conditions and well suited to greenhouse use. Resistant to common bean mosaic virus (race 1) and tolerant of powdery mildew. Small (28 g) packet has about 50 seeds.Excellent for freezing or canning. S 49 days. Phaseolus vulgaris.Family: Legumes.