Originally from South America. The introduction in Spain and from here to the rest of Europe, Asia and Africa takes place at the beginning of the XVI century.
The colour is green, cylindrical in shape and fleshy, small, very thin and without fibres. Its seeds are small and coloured
Varieties: There are many different varieties of beans that are distinguished by shape, colour, flavour and nutritive value. Generally, string beans have thicker, flattened pods than dwarf beans.
Seasonality: We can find them throughout the year in our markets but we do not market it in the hottest months to avoid quality problems. We also have Runners Beans.