Seeds - Bean, Mardi Gras Blend (Bush) OG

$3.99 

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Order info: we are not currently accepting seed orders via our website. Please call 204-257-2715 if you would like to place an order for seeds and we will let you know what is available in-store at that time. The next phase of online seed ordering will be December 2020.

Description: A little festival of colour! This mix includes yellow wax, green and burgundy bush snap beans. So easy to enjoy right off the vine. 

Pack Size: 18 g (~100 seeds) Regular Pack/ 240 seeds (Jumbo pack)

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 - 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.

Growing in Containers: May be grown in raised beds or very large planters, such as barrels.

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 over-sized beans to maintain pod production.

Suitability for Indoors: Not suited for indoors.

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