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Contender seeds are reliable and the green beans are very tasty\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Green Bean Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003e Phaseolus vulgaris\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 55 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 3-9\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 4\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 18-24\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Mound\/bush\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Loose soil, PH level of 6 to 7 preferred, cannot germinate in cold soil so best to sow in late spring\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warmer\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun is required.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests\/diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Aphids, spider mites, grasshoppers, slugs. Wet leaves can rot and disease can spread, so affected leaves need to be removed\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Green\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Juicy, crunchy consistency\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTo get started, sow the seeds just one inch beneath the surface in a loose soil, with four inches between plants and eighteen to twenty four inches between rows. Beans need light, but even, watering. Because the leaves can become afflicted with disease if made wet, you should water as close to the root as possible. If you do find that a leaf has become diseased, remove it from the plant immediately, as the disease can spread. You can begin harvesting beans when they are about three to five inches long; this will usually be around fifty to seventy days.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRequires full sun and well-drained soil to grow well. Good air circulation around bush bean plants is essential, especially for late shelling or dry type beans, as they are very susceptible to fungal diseases which prevail later in the season. Bush beans are light feeders; compost or well-rotted manures worked into the soil at the time of planting is sufficient. Harvest once the bush beans are smooth, firm and crisp. Keep bush beans constantly picked to ensure a fresh supply in your vegetable garden at all times. Cooks up tender; cans and freezes with no loss of quality. Excellent for short growing, cool seasons. This productive stringless variety is good for canning, freezing or eating raw directly from the garden and has a very distinctive flavor. Resistant to BV, heat, and mildew. Approx. 90 seeds\/oz.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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55 days. Annual. Contender bush beans mature faster than most others; they can be harvested as early as fifty days after planting seeds. this variety grows in the shape of a bush, and therefore does not need a pole or support. Because green beans are annual, you can simply pull the root from the ground when it’s time to pick them. The heirloom Contender Bush Bean starts producing a week ahead of most bean varieties. Plant produces 6- 8 garden green bean seed pods. Tolerates mosaic virus, greasy pod and heat. Contender bush beans are reliable garden seeds and the green beans are very tasty. Contender seeds are reliable and the green beans are very tasty

Growing Green Bean Garden Seeds

  • Latin Name: Phaseolus vulgaris
  • Other Names:
  • Days to Maturity: 55 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • Planting Depth: 1"
  • Plant Spacing: 4"
  • Row Spacing: 18-24"
  • Growth Habit: Mound/bush
  • Soil Preference: Loose soil, PH level of 6 to 7 preferred, cannot germinate in cold soil so best to sow in late spring
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full sun is required.
  • Pests/diseases: Aphids, spider mites, grasshoppers, slugs. Wet leaves can rot and disease can spread, so affected leaves need to be removed
  • Color: Green
  • Flavor: Juicy, crunchy consistency

To get started, sow the seeds just one inch beneath the surface in a loose soil, with four inches between plants and eighteen to twenty four inches between rows. Beans need light, but even, watering. Because the leaves can become afflicted with disease if made wet, you should water as close to the root as possible. If you do find that a leaf has become diseased, remove it from the plant immediately, as the disease can spread. You can begin harvesting beans when they are about three to five inches long; this will usually be around fifty to seventy days.

Requires full sun and well-drained soil to grow well. Good air circulation around bush bean plants is essential, especially for late shelling or dry type beans, as they are very susceptible to fungal diseases which prevail later in the season. Bush beans are light feeders; compost or well-rotted manures worked into the soil at the time of planting is sufficient. Harvest once the bush beans are smooth, firm and crisp. Keep bush beans constantly picked to ensure a fresh supply in your vegetable garden at all times. Cooks up tender; cans and freezes with no loss of quality. Excellent for short growing, cool seasons. This productive stringless variety is good for canning, freezing or eating raw directly from the garden and has a very distinctive flavor. Resistant to BV, heat, and mildew. Approx. 90 seeds/oz.

 
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