80 Days. Brought to Pennsylvania by German settlers before 1810 and remained popular throughout the century. The 1888 Burpee catalog apologized for the name, "which seems rather discourteous to us, "but suggests that it comes for the variety's "immense productiveness". making it very easy to gather a dish, and from the ease with which they are cooked. Plants are slow to mature, but bear continually until frost. Pods are 5-6 inches long; seeds are white .