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{"id":6555858010227,"title":"Bean Seeds - Bush - Contender (Treated)","handle":"bean-seeds-bush-contender-treated","description":"\u003cp\u003e55 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. ~52 seeds per ounce.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Contender Bush Bean Vegetable Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cem\u003ePhaseolus vulgaris\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e Contender Green Beans, String Beans, Haricot\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 Annual, not intended for overwintering; suitable for all USDA hardiness zones\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 2”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1-1\/2-3’\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Bushy, compact plants grow up to 20” tall\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Well-draining, evenly moist soil with a pH of 6.0 to 6.8 and average fertility\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warm weather; soil temperature between 70 and 80 degrees F for germination\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun; plants will tolerate partial shade but bean yield will be reduced\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests\/diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Mexican bean beetles, aphids, leafhoppers, seedcorn maggot, two-spotted spider mites, bacterial blights, bean common mosaic virus, white mold\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 Strong\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eContender Bush Green Bean Growth Habits:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThese treated Contender bush beans have a bush growth habit and will produce good yields of stringless 6\" green beans 55 days after planting.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eGreen beans need warm weather and evenly moist soil, especially during the flowering and fruiting stages, to produce the best results.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eOnly requiring average fertility, nitrogen fertilizers should not be used on green beans, as they are nitrogen fixers.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBeans do not tolerate transplanting, so they must be sown directly in the soil after the threat of frost has passed and the soil temperature has reached at least 70 degrees F.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eVarious Uses for Contender Bush Green Beans:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eContender green beans have a distinct, strong green bean flavor and produce long, stringless pods, making them very tasty when sautéed in butter or olive oil, steamed and added to salads, cooked in a casserole, or eaten fresh. They are also good for canning, pickling, and freezing.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eContender Bush Green Bean Benefits:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eGreen beans are an excellent source of vitamins C and A, and they also have vitamin K, thiamin, niacin, vitamin B6, and vitamin E. Green beans also have health supporting minerals, including manganese, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc. On top of that, green beans are a good source of fiber, which helps maintain a healthy digestive system.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eAdditional Information:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe heirloom Contender Bush Bean starts producing a week ahead of most bean varieties. Plant produces in. - 8 inch 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. 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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. ~52 seeds per ounce.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Contender Bush Bean Vegetable Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cem\u003ePhaseolus vulgaris\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e Contender Green Beans, String Beans, Haricot\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 Annual, not intended for overwintering; suitable for all USDA hardiness zones\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 2”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1-1\/2-3’\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Bushy, compact plants grow up to 20” tall\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Well-draining, evenly moist soil with a pH of 6.0 to 6.8 and average fertility\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warm weather; soil temperature between 70 and 80 degrees F for germination\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun; plants will tolerate partial shade but bean yield will be reduced\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests\/diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Mexican bean beetles, aphids, leafhoppers, seedcorn maggot, two-spotted spider mites, bacterial blights, bean common mosaic virus, white mold\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 Strong\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eContender Bush Green Bean Growth Habits:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThese treated Contender bush beans have a bush growth habit and will produce good yields of stringless 6\" green beans 55 days after planting.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eGreen beans need warm weather and evenly moist soil, especially during the flowering and fruiting stages, to produce the best results.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eOnly requiring average fertility, nitrogen fertilizers should not be used on green beans, as they are nitrogen fixers.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBeans do not tolerate transplanting, so they must be sown directly in the soil after the threat of frost has passed and the soil temperature has reached at least 70 degrees F.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eVarious Uses for Contender Bush Green Beans:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eContender green beans have a distinct, strong green bean flavor and produce long, stringless pods, making them very tasty when sautéed in butter or olive oil, steamed and added to salads, cooked in a casserole, or eaten fresh. They are also good for canning, pickling, and freezing.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eContender Bush Green Bean Benefits:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eGreen beans are an excellent source of vitamins C and A, and they also have vitamin K, thiamin, niacin, vitamin B6, and vitamin E. Green beans also have health supporting minerals, including manganese, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc. On top of that, green beans are a good source of fiber, which helps maintain a healthy digestive system.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eAdditional Information:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe heirloom Contender Bush Bean starts producing a week ahead of most bean varieties. Plant produces in. - 8 inch 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. Contenders are reliable and the green beans are very tasty.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eSeeds Per Package:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e0.25 oz - Approximately 13 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 oz - Approximately 52 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e4 oz - Approximately 210 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 lb - Approximately 840 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e5 lb - Approximately 4,200 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e25 lb - Approximately 21,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e"}
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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. ~52 seeds per ounce.

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  • Latin Name: Phaseolus vulgaris
  • Other Names: Contender Green Beans, String Beans, Haricot
  • Days to Maturity: 55 days
  • Hardiness Zone: Annual, not intended for overwintering; suitable for all USDA hardiness zones
  • Planting Depth: 1”
  • Plant Spacing: 2”
  • Row Spacing: 1-1/2-3’
  • Growth Habit: Bushy, compact plants grow up to 20” tall
  • Soil Preference: Well-draining, evenly moist soil with a pH of 6.0 to 6.8 and average fertility
  • Temp Preference: Warm weather; soil temperature between 70 and 80 degrees F for germination
  • Light Preference: Full sun; plants will tolerate partial shade but bean yield will be reduced
  • Pests/diseases: Mexican bean beetles, aphids, leafhoppers, seedcorn maggot, two-spotted spider mites, bacterial blights, bean common mosaic virus, white mold
  • Color: Green
  • Flavor: Strong

Contender Bush Green Bean Growth Habits:

These treated Contender bush beans have a bush growth habit and will produce good yields of stringless 6" green beans 55 days after planting.

Green beans need warm weather and evenly moist soil, especially during the flowering and fruiting stages, to produce the best results.

Only requiring average fertility, nitrogen fertilizers should not be used on green beans, as they are nitrogen fixers.

 

Beans do not tolerate transplanting, so they must be sown directly in the soil after the threat of frost has passed and the soil temperature has reached at least 70 degrees F.


Various Uses for Contender Bush Green Beans:

Contender green beans have a distinct, strong green bean flavor and produce long, stringless pods, making them very tasty when sautéed in butter or olive oil, steamed and added to salads, cooked in a casserole, or eaten fresh. They are also good for canning, pickling, and freezing.


Contender Bush Green Bean Benefits:

Green beans are an excellent source of vitamins C and A, and they also have vitamin K, thiamin, niacin, vitamin B6, and vitamin E. Green beans also have health supporting minerals, including manganese, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc. On top of that, green beans are a good source of fiber, which helps maintain a healthy digestive system.


Additional Information:

The heirloom Contender Bush Bean starts producing a week ahead of most bean varieties. Plant produces in. - 8 inch 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. Contenders are reliable and the green beans are very tasty.


Seeds Per Package:

  • 0.25 oz - Approximately 13 Seeds
  • 1 oz - Approximately 52 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Approximately 210 Seeds
  • 1 lb - Approximately 840 Seeds
  • 5 lb - Approximately 4,200 Seeds
  • 25 lb - Approximately 21,000 Seeds
 
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