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Bean - Contender Bush Green Bean
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This bush green bean is an early compact plant that requires no staking and does well in our cool climate. A reliable, heavy producing variety with tasty, string-less beans make it a long-time classic. Nitrogen fixing legume. Benefits from bacterial inoculant (included).
Seed outdoors after last frost and soil temp is at least 60℉ as plants don’t like cold damp soil. Plant 1" deep, 1" apart, thin to 2-4” apart when 4” tall. Leave healthiest plants.
soaking seeds overnight can speed up germination
stagger plantings by two weeks for a continuous supply; frequent harvesting enhances production
plants like good supply of phosphorus and potassium
nitrogen-fixing legume. benefits from bacterial inoculant
Seed Count: 20
Plant Cycle: Annual
Days to Germinate: 5-8
Days to Harvest: 49
Seed Source: Certified Organic
Planting Seasons: Spring
Cold Hardy: No
Seed Saving Level: Easy
Seed Storage : About 3-5+ years, when properly stored (cool, dry, dark)
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