Bean Pole Kentucky Wonder HEIRLOOM Seeds

Bean Pole Kentucky Wonder HEIRLOOM Seeds

Phaseolus vulgaris

Item #0117

63 days.You can't lose with this 1800s heirloom. Kentucky Wonder (brown seeded) has wonderful, if not unsurpassed flavor. It out-produces most other pole beans with heavy crops of 9" long, gently curved, oval pods. A multi-use bean: drying, shelling and green. Stringless when young. Excellent for freezing. Good production even in hot climates. Disease resistant.

This packet sows three teepees or one 7-foot row. See inside for instructions on how to build a bean teepee.

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Days to Emerge:
4-10 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
2 seeds every

Row Spacing:

Not required

When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost and when soil temperature is 70°-85°F. Successive Sowings: Every 7 to 14 days up to 80 days before first fall frost.
NOTE: In very hot summer areas, sow as recommended above but skip the heat of summer as daytime temperatures consistently above 90°F will cause bean flowers to drop off (no bean formation).

When to start inside: Not recommended.

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

Artist: Donna Clement

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Bean Pole Kentucky Wonder HEIRLOOM Seeds

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Item #0117

25.00 grams

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