Seeds - Bean (Bush), Mardi Gras Blend (Bush) OG (HM)
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Description: A little festival of colour! This yellow, green, and purple mix includes Gold Rush, Antigua, and Royal Burgundy
Pack Size: 1 oz.
Latin Name: Phaseolus vulgaris
Main Uses: Culinary
Days to Maturity: 55 days
Exposure: Full to part sun
Height: Bush habit
Certified Organic: USDA Certified Organic
Soil and Nutrient Requirements: Beans require soil with average fertility. Choose well-drained, warm soils.
Germination: 7 - 10 days at 22ºC. Temperatures below 15ºC will result in seed rot.
Outdoors: Direct-seed once all risk of frost has passed. Sow successive plantings every 2 - 3 weeks to ensure a continual harvest.
Planting Depth: 1”.
Spacing: Sow seeds 2 - 3” apart in rows 15 - 24” apart. Thin to 4 - 6” once the first true set of leaves has developed.
Mixed Planters: Not suited to mixed planters.
Garden Companions: Beets, carrots, cauliflower, cucumber, corn, eggplant, potato, radishes, kale, lettuce, peas, potatoes, swiss chard, and strawberry.
Plants to Avoid: All members of the allium family (onions, leeks, garlic, scallions) and Kohlrabi inhibit growth in beans. Sunflowers will compete for light.
Pest/Disease Issues: Aphids can be washed off plants with a hard stream of water.
Harvesting: Harvest early and often to increase yields. Remove oversized beans to maintain pod production.
Suitability for Indoors: Not suited for indoors.