This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V22", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
As noted recently, our catalogues have now an immense number of kinds to choose from, and one can scarcely see where there is place for another one. But the English papers advertise the "monster," and say: "It differs from the ordinary type in having much larger pods, and in being more productive and very early. It is of robust habit, and the pods, which are produced freely and continuously, range from seven to eight inches in length, and are very fleshy." Have we any already that will come up to this?