- Contender Bush Bean seeds start producing a week ahead of most bean varieties making them great for areas with shorter growing seasons, they also tolerate mosaic virus, powdery mildew, greasy pod and heat.
55 days. Non-GMO. Contender Bush Bean Seeds (Treated) from True Leaf Market produce early green beans with good flavor. The compact bush-type green bean plant produces 6" slightly curved pods that can be cooked or eaten fresh. Contender green bean plants are also tolerant of heat, making them an easy cultivar to grow continuously throughout the growing season using succession planting. These heirloom green bean seeds come from Mountain Valley Seed Co., a small, family-owned seed company known for supplying premium-quality seeds to both home growers and fresh market producers. Resistant to bean common mosaic virus and powdery mildew. Approx 65 seeds per ounce.