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Bean Seeds (Runner) - White Emergo HEIRLOOM - OPEN POLLINATED

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  • Runner Bean; 5-6 Inches Pods
  • 80 Days to Harvest
  • Prefers full sun exposure

Product Description

The White Emergo gives gardeners a lot of bang for their bean! Like the Scarlet Emperor Runner Beans, White Emergo Runner Beans produce beautiful white flowers on their vines. This makes them vegetable garden eye candy! Plus, hummingbirds love to visit the White Emergos' flowers. The flavor of the White Emergo is so excellent, they are considered a gourmet bean! They taste delicious in dishes like white bean salsa. The White Emergo Runner Bean is easy to grow, and it is sure to delight gardeners and bird lovers of all ages!

  • Fast Facts

    Name:White Emergo Runner Bean
    Botanical Name:Phaseolus vulgaris "White Emergo"
    Type:Heirloom
    Size at Maturity:6" - 8" Long
    Days to Maturity:80 Days
    Light Requirement:Full Sun
    Planting Time:Warm Season
    Sowing Method:Direct Sow
    Planting Depth:1 1/2"
    Plant Spacing:4 - 6"
    Seeds per Pound:NA
    Hardiness Zones:All
    Ships:Year-round
  • Planting Instructions

    When to Plant:

    • Plant your beans after the last frost in the Spring. Ideally, your soil temperature will be around 60-70 degrees F.

    How to Plant:

    • Pole and runner bean plants grow bigger than their bush bean cousins, so they need more space.
    • Pole and runner bean seeds need 3 feet (91cm) between rows and 7 to 12 inches (18 to 33cm) between plants.
    • If you want your pole or runner bean plants to vine up a tepee-shaped support, dig holes in the corners of a 3 foot square (91cm), and plant 3 pole bean seeds in each.
    • Maypoles, arches and natural supports, such as sweet corn, are often used to support the vines of pole and runner beans.
    • Pole and runner bean seeds should be planted 1 inch (2.5cm) deep in clay soil and 1.5 inches (3.75cm) deep in sandy soils.
    • Pole bean seeds need soil temperatures to reach 65F (18C) to sprout reliably.
    • Runner beans typically grow better in colder areas than pole or bush beans.

    When to Harvest:

    • It only takes about 60 days for your pole or runner beans to go from seeds to table.
    • You can harvest your beans when the pods are swollen and look full.
    • If you delay on picking your pods, they can begin to taste bitter.

    If you’re having a beetle infestation in your bean plants, you can spray the plants with a light mist of soapy water to deter them.

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