Bean Bush French Filet Seeds

Bean Bush French Filet Seeds

Phaseolus vulgaris

Item #0228

58 days. These delicate French filet beans are no longer a luxury item found only in gourmet restaurants. You can enjoy their superb, tender flavor fresh from your garden all summer long, The pencil-thin, slender beans can be picked when only 1/4" in diameter and 4½" long. Steam or sauté for just a minute and enjoy. Easy and delicious.

This packet sows two 7-foot rows.

Days to Emerge:
10 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
2 seeds every
4" to 6"

Row Spacing:
3' - 4'

When 1" tall,
thin to 1 every
4" - 6"

When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost and when temperatures are warm. To produce beans all season, sow a new crop every 7 - 14 days up to 60 days before first fall frost. NOTE: In very hot summer areas, sow in March for June harvest, and August for late September harvest.

When to start inside: Not recommended

Harvesting: French filet beans should be harvested when beans are 1/4" wide, and about 4" - 5" long. Do not allow pods to get as wide as a regular snap bean. Hold stem with one hand, and the pod with the other hand to avoid pulling off branches which may continue to produce. At season’s end, plants are great compost material, if not diseased.

Artist: Jackie McFarland

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