Ideal Market

(1 customer review)


First introduced as Black Creaseback in 1914 by Van Antwerp’s Seed Store in Mobile, Alabama.  Later renamed Reuter’s Ideal Market in 1924.  An early producer well suited for fresh eating, canning or freezing.  Tall vines, beautiful purple flowers, stringless pods are 5-6″ long.  Pole habit, 65-70 days.

Additional information

Weight N/A
Seed Type


Latin Name:

Phaseolus vulgaris

Plant Type:


Bean Type:


Support Needed:



4-8 days


65-70 days


Full Sun

Planting Method:

Direct sow after danger of frost has passed

Planting Depth:



Space seeds 2" apart in the row; rows 3-4' apart

Seed Count:

+/- 118 per ounce; 1,900 per pound

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Wholesale Customers

For wholesale pricing and availability, please contact our office at (608) 437-9081.

1 review for Ideal Market

  1. Lynn

    I normally buy seeds at the local grocery store but his year I got my seeds from A.P. Whaley seed company. The Ideal Market stringless pole beans have produced in abundance. They are beautiful long 5 to 6 inch beans, as stated. I planted a 4 oz size bag and just today (9/18) I picked another bushel basket full. These beans produce early and continue to produce in to late summer. I highly recommend A.P. Whaley for all your seeds.

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