Peaceful Valley Certified Organic Bean Provider Seed Description
Phaseolus vulgaris Tender Annual
Bush. Snap. Early USDA shipper produces 5-8" medium green pods, straight, round with a crease in back. Clusters, low fiber, purple seed, widely adaptable.
Did You Know? Resistant to bean common mosaic virus, the New York Stain of BCMV, pea mosaic virus and rust. Developed by Dr. Hoffman of South Carolina in 1965. Legumes are a good source of calcium and iron.
Soil temp 65-85°F
Planting depth 1"
Germination 7-10 days
Maturity 48-54 days
Soil and Water: Legumes like 23ll-drained soil rich in organic matter and a moderate amount of nutrients. Water lightly at planting, medium at flowering, and heavily throughout harvest time. Avoid overhead watering which can promote disease.
Planting and Growing: May start indoors in short-season climates, or sow seed directly once soils have reached at least 65°F, preferably after the last frost. Make small, successive plantings every 10 days for a continuous harvest.
Harvesting and Storage: Bush beans will produce all of their fruit over a few weeks; time. Leave the pods on the plant until they have completely dried. Store dry, shelled beans in an airtight container.