these delicate 'french filet' beans are no longer a luxury item found only in gourmet restaurants. enjoy them fresh from your garden all summer long. filet (or as the french say, haricot verts) are slender beans; pencil-thin at only ¼" in diameter and 4" long, and so tender. steam or sauté for just a minute and enjoy. easy and delicious.
You can't lose with this 1800s heirloom. 'Kentucky Wonder' (brown seeded) has wonderful, if not unsurpassed flavor. It out-produces most other pole beans with heavy crops of 9" long, gently curved, oval pods. A multi-use bean: drying, shelling and green. Stringless when young. Excellent for freezing. Good production even in hot climates. Disease resistant.
Botanical Name:Phaseolus vulgaris
Days to Maturity:63 days
Native:Mexico and South America
Plant Dimensions:5'–7' long vines
Variety Information:7"–9" long, ½" wide silvery-green pods; stringless when young, brown seeds. Pre-Civil War variety known then under different names, released as 'Kentucky Wonder' in 1877 by J. H. Gregory & Sons seed company. Resistant to bean common mosaic virus.
Broccoli sprouts contain higher levels of the cancer-fighting, phytochemical sulforaphane glucosinolate than mature heads of broccoli, while also contributing vitamins A, C, and E, calcium, and fiber to the diet. Extremely versatile in the kitchen, tangy broccoli sprouts will perk up almost any dish—fresh or cooked 20 grams.