Bean Bush Gold Rush Organic Seeds

Bean Bush Gold Rush Organic Seeds

Phaseolus vulgaris

Item #3139

Gold Rush wax bean is a popular main crop bush bean for good reason. The yellow pods are easier to see against the foliage than green ones. They are borne in clusters around the main stem, so they’re easy to harvest. Gold Rush holds its quality well, both on the plant and post-harvest. Grow these disease resistant plants in the ground or in containers.

This packet sows two 9-foot rows.

Days to Emerge:
4 - 10 days

Seed Depth:
1"

Seed Spacing:
1 seed every
4"

Row Spacing:
18" - 24"

Thinning:
Not required


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost, and when soil temperatures are 65°F or warmer. Successive Sowings: Every 7 to 14 days up to 60 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: Gold Rush 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 5"–6" long. 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: Connie Sayas



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