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Bean Contender (Bush)

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Contender Beans are a definite prizewinner. A short season variety ideal for cooler climates, this bush type bean produces abundant quantities of stringless pods. These beans taste best when pods are picked at 12.5-15 cm (5-6”).

Seed Type: Heirloom

Product Weight: 20 grams

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Distinctive meat bean flavor

Days to Harvest: 55 days

Days to Seed Germination: 6 to 14 days

Seed Planting Depth: 2.5 cm (1")

Row Spacing: 60 cm (24")

Plant Spacing: 15 cm (6")

Growing Height: 60 cm (24")

Planting Instructions: Sow seeds when the soil is warm and all danger of frost is past. Plant 2 seeds every 4 inches. Soaking seeds overnight before planting will speed germination. Thin to 1 plant every 4 inches when the plants have 4 leaves. Pick early and often to encourage production. Sow every 2 weeks until 8 weeks before fall frost.

How To Grow: Bean Contender (Bush)

Suggestions: Pick pods when 12.5-15 cm (5-6") for best taste.

Preparation Ideas: Rinse beans in water. Drain and remove cut off ends. Heat olive oil, and garlic in frying pan. Add beans and if desired, season with salt, pepper, garlic salt or garlic powder. Stir mixture constantly and sautee for approximately 5 minutes or until beans are fork tender. Serve immediately.