Slenderette Bush Bean

Slenderette Bush Bean

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Slenderette Bush Bean Seeds 1115. Dark glossy green pods 13 cm (5″) long are slender and smooth with an outstanding flavour. Since the tender beans have no fibre or string, they are an excellent choice for the table, freezing or canning. Resistant to common bean mosaic and top curly virus. White seed. This product is part of our Vegetable Garden Starter Kit; click here to check it out.

How to Grow
4-5 seed/gram. Beans tolerate a wide range of soil types. Their best growth is in light, organic, well drained soil with a pH of about 6.5. Beans have a distinct dislike for cold, wet soils, so sow seed only after the soil has warmed to at least 16 C (60 F). Sow 2.5 cm (1″) deep and 8 cm (3″) apart in rows spaced 45 to 70 cm (18 to 28″) apart. To ensure a continuous harvest, sow bush-type varieties every 10 days until mid-July. Keep beans evenly watered, particularly when the plants are in flower and when production of the pods start. Avoid the use of high nitrogen fertilizer. Nitrogen promotes excessive foliage. Avoid disturbing beans when leaves are damp to reduce the incidence of disease.

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