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Heirloom Pole Beans

Blue Lake

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Heirloom Pole Beans

Blue Lake

Treasured heirloom vines climb effortlessly to yield big harvests of tender, juicy dark green bean pods over a long season. Exceptionally reliable ...
Treasured heirloom vines climb effortlessly to yield big harvests of tender, juicy dark green bean pods over a long season. Exceptionally reliable with great flavor and consistent quality.
Seed Count: 115 - 120 / Weight: 20 gms
$ 3.79

START SEEDS OUTDOORS

In late spring, once night temperatures stay securely above 55°F (13°C), plant seeds in well-worked, fertile soil in full sun. Erect strong stakes, tripod poles or trellis, at planting time to support vines. Plant 1 inch deep and 4 inches apart along a trellis; around tripods or stakes, plant 4 to 6 seeds about 4 inches from each pole, thinning seedlings to 3 best plants per pole.

 

GROWING NOTES

Beans are an easy and reliable crop, but don’t plant seeds too early; cold conditions prevent good germination. If first sowing comes up unevenly, replant right away; new seedlings will catch up quickly. Birds are attracted to young seedlings; watch carefully and protect with netting if necessary. Avoid harvesting beans in wet conditions.

 

HARVEST AND USE

For the best yields, pick beans frequently, at least every 2 or 3 days. These tasty beans are delicious freshly harvested and the more pods you pick, the more plants will produce. Enjoy quickly steamed just until tender-crisp, then toss with a little sweet butter and a sprinkling of fresh tarragon or dill.

Cold Winters

Mild Winters

Sun/Shade

Sow Seeds

Days to Germinate

Days to Harvest

May - June
March - June
Full sun
4 inches apart
1 inch deep
5 - 10 days
Approx. 60

Cold Winters

Mild Winters

Sun/Shade

Sow Seeds

Days to Germinate

Days to Harvest

May - June
March - June
Full sun
4 inches apart
1 inch deep
5 - 10 days
Approx. 60

Cold Winters

May - June

Mild Winters

March - June

Sun/Shade

Full sun

Sow Seeds

4 inches apart
1 inch deep

Days to Germinate

5 - 10 days

Days to Harvest

Approx. 60

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