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Bean, Snap Bush Provider
by: sow seeds

Item 016-002-1-C
Our Price: $2.75

Provide snap bush beans are a favorite of many market growers with green 5-8" pods and early high yields. Widely-adapted, stress-tolerant and good disease resistance.

Family: Fabaceae

Species: Phaseolus vulgaris

Difficulty: easy to grow

Sun: full sun

Sowing Method: direct seed only

Planting: plant after last frost

Frost Tolerance: frost sensitive

Qualities: disease resistant, heirloom, high yielding

Beans, which have been cultivated for thousands of years throughout the world, are part of the legume family. They grow in pods and come in a huge profusion of colors and forms. They are eaten both fresh and dried and grow on plants that can stand alone. They have the ability to fix nitrogen in the soil and, thus, make good rotation partners in the garden for plants with a high requirement for nitrogen. Fresh beans can be frozen, canned or dehydrated. Nutrients: dietary fiber, protein, vitamins A and C and riboflavin.

Growing: Direct seed after danger of frost in well drained soil which has had a chance to warm up. Beans can be planted in succession until mid-summer. Plant Seeds: 1" deep with 2-3" between seeds, in rows 12-18" apart. Soil Temp: 75-90?F. Days to Emergence: 8-16. Seeds/Oz: 90. Seed Wt./100' Row: 8oz. Average Yield/100' Row: 40-50lbs. Days to Harvest: 60-90. Seed Viability in good conditions: 3-6 years. Companions: Beets, Cabbage family, Carrots, Nasturtium, Radish. Antagonists: Basil, Fennel, Garlic, Leek, Onions.




Weight 0.50 lb
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