These are French green beans that are generally early producers. They are usually picked when the pods are very slim. Older varieties (except Comtesse de Chambord) develop strings fairly rapidly but newer varieties tend to be stringless.
Triumph de Farcy is the standard French variety, very early with long slim pods heavily streaked with purple.Beans / Green Beans / Filet Beans
Fin de Bagnols is a traditional long podded variety.Beans / Green Beans / Filet Beans
The pods of Deuil Fin Precoce are long and large and heavily streaked with purple. The large seeds are buff speckled with purple.Beans / Green Beans / Filet Beans
Delinel is a modern black seeded variety that yields well.Beans / Green Beans / Filet Beans
Aramis produces a good yield of medium length slim pods.Beans / Green Beans / Filet Beans
Tavera has very short plants and pods, and small white seeds.Beans / Green Beans / Filet Beans