Provider Bean

Provider Bean

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Open Pollinated

  • 50 to 60 days. Height. 15”-20”.
  • Quick to germinate; tolerates cool soil so can be planted earlier than other bean varieties.
  • Excellent flavor, hardiness and reliability as it weathers the weather.
  • Generous producers or 5-6" fleshy round beans.
  • The most widely grown bush bean in the US.

Planting Directions:  Direct sow in spring after frost danger has passed and soil temperature is a minimum of 60°, 70° is optimum. Plant 1”to 2” deep, 4-6” apart.  Cultivate soil incorporating compost or a low nitrogen general purpose fertilizer.  Keep soil moist until seed germinates, after that water moderately and regularly until harvest.  Provide trellis for pole beans; bush beans do not need a trellis. After each picking water deep to prolong production.