Seeds - Bean (Pole), Supermarconi (Romano) OG (F)



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Description: Organic Supermarconi Pole Romano Bean’s green pods stay tender and sweet longer than most as they lengthen to six inches, eight inches often more. And if you miss them as a green bean, their marble-sized black beans are delectable all winter, as well. Deep violet flowers. Heirloom.   

Pack Size: 20 seeds

Latin Name: Phaseolus vulgaris
Alternative Names: Pole bean
Main Uses: Culinary

Days to Maturity: 80 days 
Exposure: Full sun
Height: Tall pole habit
Certified Organic: USDA Certified Organic 

Germination: 8 - 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.

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

Mixed Planters: Not well 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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