Seeds - Bean, Royal Burgundy Bush OG
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Description: A gorgeous, deep purple bean that has stringless pods and green interiors. Performs in cooler conditions better than any other snap bean. The plants tend to be larger than other bush bean plants. The colourful beans make a great market display when mixed with yellow wax and green beans. The purple colour fades to green when cooked.
Pack Size: 1 ounce
Latin Name: Phaseolus vulgaris
Days to Maturity: 68 days
Exposure: Full sun
Height: Bush habit
Certified Organic: USDA Certified Organic
Germination: 7 - 14 days at 18ºC.
Outdoors: Direct-seed once all risk of frost has passed or a bit earlier as this variety is said to tolerate cooler soils than other bean varieties. 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: 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.