Ferrari Bush Bean Seeds

This packet sows up to 20 feet.
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These dark green, glossy beans are stringless and smooth, they develop early, and are fantastic fresh, steamed, pickled, or frozen to enjoy all winter! Compact plants are great for container gardening. Disease resistant.
$2.69 15 grams

Botanical Name: Phaseolus vulgaris

Days to Maturity: 63 days

Family: Fabaceae

Native: Mexico and South America

Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual

Plant Dimensions: 14"–16" tall, wide

Variety Information: Dark green, glossy, 5" slender pods. Plants are resistant to bean common mosaic virus and athrancnose.

Type: Snap bean

Attributes: Disease Resistant, Good for Containers

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 65°F, ideally 70°–85°F. Successive Sowings: Every 7 to 14 days up to 80 days before your average first fall frost date. NOTE: In very hot summer areas, skip sowing as high heat approaches; temperatures consistently above 90°F will prevent beans from forming.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended; bean seedlings are sensitive to root disturbance.

Days to Emerge: 6–12 days

Seed Depth: 1"

Seed Spacing: 1 seed every 4"

Row Spacing: 24"

Thinning: Not required

Harvesting: Snap beans are ready to pick when the pod "snaps" or breaks in half cleanly. This is when the seeds have just begun to form and the pods are several inches long (depending on the variety). Hold the stem with one hand, and the pod with the other hand to avoid pulling off branches, which will continue to produce. At season's end, plants are great compost material if they are disease-free.

Because bush beans were developed from pole beans (for condensed and easier harvests), sometimes they can revert to some of the traits of their predecessors by stretching and getting a little lanky before settling into more of a compact bush habit. Thus, why your bush bean appears to be a pole bean.

Bean: Sow and Grow Guide
Edibles for Partial Shade
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Ferrari Bush Bean Seeds Reviews

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A Real Winner
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Tried this bean for the first time. So glad I did. Impressive yields despite droughts and high temps and predation from groundhogs. Ferrari hung on and kept putting out gorgeous straight dark green and crisp beans. Holds well in field. Wish they were OP so I could save seed. Will grow next year.
Mihku Anderson

Ferrari Beans
Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Oct 18, 2020
As an experiment I planted them in a pot, about six plants. They flourished and produced plenty of beans for the two of us. I fertilized a couple of times with liquid fish. They are still giving a couple of beans here and there after many months and getting cold weather.
Donna Deppisch-Brown

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