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Bean Seeds (Organic, Bush) - Contender HEIRLOOM - ORGANIC

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  • Bush Bean; 6 Inches Pods
  • 55 Days to Harvest
  • Prefers full sun exposure

Product Description

Grow Heirloom Beans - Plant Organic Contender Bush Bean Seeds

The earliest-blooming of the bush – or snap - beans, "Organic Contender" is a stringless favorite. Produces a classic curved bush bean about 6 inches in length.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Organic Contender Bush Beans
    Botanical Name:Phaseolus vulgaris "Contender"
    Type:Organic / Heirloom
    Size at Maturity:6"
    Days to Maturity:55 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

    Organic Bush Bean Planting Guide

    Bush beans are very simple to grow; they do well in most gardens and in most soil types. They should be directly seeded when soil reaches 65-75F (18-24C), and there is no longer a risk for a frost. Sow your bush beans 1 inch (2.5cm) deep and 2 inches (5cm) apart in row about 18 inches (45cm) apart.

    In order to have fresh beans all summer, reseed your bush bean patch every two weeks and pick them frequently. If you are using an untreated bush bean seed, plant them thicker than usual, and later thin them to the desired density.

    A garden inoculant may be used at planting time to help increase the soil’s fertility. Bush beans grow excellent with all vegetables except the onion family, fennel, basil and kohlrabi.

    Maturity days are the best way to know when to pick your bush beans. A mature bush bean feels smooth, firm and crisp.

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