They grow on a trailing bush-type plant, with runners 14 to 18 inches (36 to 45 cm) long which grows well in cool weather; from seed, 60 days for shelling bean, 80 days for dried bean.
Taylor’s Dwarf Horticultural Bean pods are 5 inches (13 cm) long, thick, and flat.
The dried beans are oval and buff coloured with dark red streaks.
Taylor’s Dwarf Horticultural Beans were being grown before 1850. They were possibly brought to America from Italy.