52 days — The plants are hardy and upright, about two feet tall, and are heavy producers. The pods are concentrated and remove easily from the plants. They are green, oval in cross section, straight, five to six inches long, and stringless. A perfect variety for picking when they are young and tender as a French filet haricot vert
, or green bean.
Selected from a stabilized cross between 'Tenderbest' and 'Contender
', it is Bean Common Mosaic Virus and New York 15 strain of Bean Virus 1 resistant. 'Spartan Arrow' was bred by the Michigan Agricultural Extension Station, East Lansing, and was released by Northrup, King and Co., Minneapolis, Joseph Harris
, Rochester, New York, among others, in 1963. Each ounce is approximately 80 seeds.