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Name: FRENCH HORTICULTURAL BUSH 1175
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Teaser: The best of both words - delicious green shelled and excellent for freezing!
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Heirloom Vegetable

The best of both worlds - delicious as young green pods or as shelled beans when mature and are excellent for freezing! While these stocky 45 cm (18") high plants can produce numerous runners, they are usually not staked. Young green pods can be picked when 15-17cm (6-7") long for snap bean use. Pods become somewhat lumpy as they mature and change colour from green to red and yellow streaked. When fully mature they provide shelled beans that are ideal for baking and soups. Beige-brown seed.

  • Packet $2.49
  • 250g  $6.90
  • 2kg $34.45
  • 10kg $110.25
  • 25kg $212.60

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Product Code 1175
How To Grow 4-5 seeds/gram Culture: Beans tolerate a wide range of soil types. Their best growth is in light, organic, well drained soil with a pH of about 6.5. Beans have a distinct dislike for cold, wet soils, so sow seed only after the soil has warmed to at least 16 C (60 F). Sow 2.5 cm (1") deep and 8 cm (3") apart in rows spaced 45 to 70 cm (18 to 28") apart. To ensure a continuous harvest, sow bush-type varieties every 10 days until mid-July. Keep beans evenly watered, particularly when the plants are in flower and when production of the pods start. Avoid the use of high nitrogen fertilizer. Nitrogen promotes excessive foliage. Avoid disturbing beans when leaves are damp to reduce the incidence of disease.
Blooming Season Begins Early Summer
Life Cycle Annual
Propagation Sow Direct
Days to Emergence 8
Light Full Sun
Growth Habit Bushy
Height
Frost Tolerance Killed by Frost
Days to Harvest 57
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Heritage Heirloom
Family Name Papilionoideae
Latin Phaseolus vulgaris
 
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