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Bean Seeds, Contender Bush

Phaseolus vulgaris
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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”).

  • SKU: 142154
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Days to germination
Days to
Germination:
6 to 14 days
Days to maturity
Days to
Maturity:
55 days
Growing height
Growing Height:
60 cm (24")
Key Features Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Botanical Name: Phaseolus vulgaris
  • Seed Type: Heirloom
  • Flavor: Distinctive meaty bean flavor
  • Product Weight: approximately 45-50 seeds
  • 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.
  • How To Grow
Instructions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
Sow seeds when the soil is warm and all danger of frost is past. Pick early and often to encourage production. Sow every 2 weeks until 8 weeks before fall frost.
  • Planting Depth: 2.5 cm (1")
  • Seed Spacing: 10 cm (4")
  • Plant Spacing: 15 cm (6")
  • Row Spacing: 60 cm (24")
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  • Pick pods when 12.5-15 cm (5-6") for best taste.

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