Bean Seeds (Bush) - Pencil Pod Wax

Bean Seeds (Bush) - Pencil Pod Wax

Size Price Savings Quantity
1 Ounce $4.79
1/4 Pound $13.69 29% Savings
1 Pound $41.99 ($2.62/ounce) 45% Savings
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  • Cook, store, or can these delicious five- to seven-inch pods
  • Stringless variety
  • Great for cooking, storing, or canning
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 5 to 6 beans per pod, 5 to 7 inches long
Growth Habit Bush, Compact, Upright
Plant Height 20 inches

Flavor Profile Buttery; Fine Texture
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Soil Improvement
Growing Conditions Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Canning, Freezing, High Yielding

About Bean Seeds (Bush) - Pencil Pod Wax

Phaseolus vulgaris

Seed Type Heirloom Seed, Open Pollinated Seed
Plant Type Determinate, Snap Bean, Stringless

Grow Heirloom Beans - Pencil Pod Wax Bean Seeds

Tender and tasty with heavy yields, Pencil Pod Wax Beans are the quintessential heirloom, growing in gardens since 1900. When a seed has lasted that long, you know it's a winner! Enjoy excellent quality, stringless 5-7" pods with a delicious wax bean flavor. Bush stays under 20", can or freeze to share with friends.

Planting Information

Planting Bean Seeds (Bush) - Pencil Pod Wax

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1 inch
Plant Spacing 4 to 6 inches
Plant Height 20 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Days to Maturity 50 to 65 days
View our Bean Planting Guide to learn more.

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