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Organic Bean Seeds, Provider Bush

Phaseolus vulgaris
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Provider is an early and excellent variety of beans! Heavy yields of 15 cm (6") long, round pods with dark purple seeds hang straight in clusters making picking a snap. It is a wonderful choice for home or market gardens due to its superb flavor. This variety is highly recommended for freezing.

  • SKU: 139777
Growing Information Chevron Down Chevron Forward
Grow best in
Grows
Best In:
Full Sun
Days to germination
Days to
Germination:
6 to 14 days
Water needs
Water
Needs:
Average 2.5-5 cm (1-2") per week
Days to maturity
Days to
Maturity:
48 to 54 days
Key Features Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Botanical Name: Phaseolus vulgaris
  • Fill Weight (grams): 10
  • Approximate Seed Count: 25-30
  • Planting Method: Sow Direct
  • Plant Lifecycle: Annual
  • Seed Type: Open pollinated
  • Water Needs: Average 2.5-5 cm (1-2") per week
  • Flavor: Tender fleshy pods
  • Companion Planting: Plant near beets, corn, lovage, naturtiums, rosemary, squash, strawberries, sunflowers
  • Preparation Ideas: Rinse beans under water. Dry and cut off both ends of beans. Snip beans into 1" pieces. Place beans into large frying pan and add enough water to cover beans. Bring water to boil. Reduce heat, cover the pan and simmer beans until fork tender. Drain beans and add butter, salt and pepper and any other spices you desire.
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")

Suggestions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Avoid working around beans when wet; this may spread diseases. When weeding, hoe gently because beans are shallow-rooted. Mulch plants only after thinning.

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