Seeds - Bean, Fin de Bagnol (Bush) OG
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Description: You know that tender green bean that you just can’t get enough of in summer? This is it! The delicious, slender round beans should be harvested when young and have not yet developed a string. Continue to harvest every few days for optimal flavour and texture.
Pack Size: 50 seeds
Latin Name: Phaseolus vulgaris
Days to Maturity: 50 - 60 days
Exposure: Full to part sun
Height: Bush type
Flowering Time: July - August
Certified Organic: USDA Certified Organic
Soil and Nutrient Requirements: Beans require average fertility, pH in the range of 6.0 - 6.8. Choose well-drained, warm soils.
Germination: 7 - 14 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 first true set of leaves has developed.
Mixed Planters: Not suited to mixed planters.
Garden Companions: Companions to beans: 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 over-sized beans to maintain pod production.
Suitability for Indoors: Not suited for indoors.