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Bush Wax Bean 'Pencil Pod' Seeds

This heirloom from 1900 is known for its excellent flavor.

Availability: Out of stock

$2.95
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Thank you for your patience during this time.

Details

This heirloom from 1900 is known for its excellent flavor. The stringless pods reach 5-7” long on heavy-producing bush plants that are ideal for freezing or canning.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Phaseolus vulgaris
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 14 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1 in.
When to Sow Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
Plant Spacing 3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Growth Habit Bush
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Days to Harvest 50-60
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost
Seed Collecting Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 50