Beans, Organic Bush Bean Seeds (Blue Lake 274)

by Hart's Seeds
$2.79
  • Delivery Available with Online Checkout
  • Not Available In-store at Colchester Mackey's
  • Not Available In-store at Willimantic Mackey's
  • Not Available In-store at Woodstock Mackey's

This classic green bean for decades has now become one of the premier, gourmet beans.

  • Compact plants produce 5 1/2 inch stringless dark green pods with white seeds.
  • These plump and tender beans are produced all at once.
  • Perfect choice for freezing, canning, or "dilly beans."

SPECIFICS: (see below for complete sowing information)

  • SEED DEPTH: 1 inch
  • SEED SPACING: 1 1/2 inches apart in rows 2 feet apart
  • EMERGES: 6-10 days
  • MATURES: 52 days

SOWING:

  • Plant seed outdoors starting in late spring after the ground has warmed.
  • Do not rush the planting, as a few cold wet days at planting time may cause the seeds to rot in the ground.
  • Plant seeds 1 1/2 inches apart in rows 2 feet apart.
  • Cover seeds with 1 inch of fine soil firmly pressed and watered in.

    GERMINATION:

    • Germinated in 6-10 days depending on soil and weather conditions.

    THINNING:

    • When plants are 3-4 inches high, space so that the mature plants will be 12-16 inches apart in all direction.

    NOTES:

    • Succession planting a few seeds every 3 weeks will keep you in beans all season.

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