These are straight, stringless, usually smooth, dark green bean pods, round, tender, 6-7 inches long, and heavy yielding. They will yield over the whole season. Will do well with squash or melons, but not with the 3 Sisters companion planting. About a half a pound of seed for the family garden, about 3 pounds of seed for every farmers market you do, and about 1 lb. of seed for every 10 CSA boxes you have. Happy growing!!!