More of the history of Rattlesnake beans shows they are relatives of Pinto beans. That means they are most prolific in hot zones. When growing these beans, choose a location where they will have plenty of room, as the vines can get up to 10 feet long.
Before the seeds bulge and beans snap easily. Pick continually every 2-3 days to prolong production.
Grow in light, well-drained soil, provide adequate, even moisture, especially at flowering time. Dry soil can result in low yields and fibrous pods.