Bean : Jembo polish

What our members wrote:

2006JEMBO POLISH: Endangered heirloom, good climber to 10 ft. Thick pods, beans are very large and beige in colour with brown streaks.
85 days to maturity.
2007JEMBO POLISH: Same as above
2008JEMBO POLISH: Same as above
2013JEMBO POLISH: Rare variety with large, streaked pods and rich brown seeds with black stripes, climbs to 10. Excellent as fresh eaten snap or shelling bean - large black and white striped seeds have a sweet rich flavour and are truly delicious. Endangered.
85 days to maturity.
2014JEMBO POLISH: Same as above
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Seed Availability:


Not currently propagated by Seeds of Diversity's seed-savers.
Available from only a few mail-order seed companies. Very difficult to find.
Not maintained by the Canadian gene bank.
Not maintained by the U.S. gene bank.



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