Bean - Blue Lake Pole - Phaseolus vulgaris
Tender annual Pole Snap. High yields of 6" smooth, straight, and stringless pods. Unbeatable flavor! Blue Lake is a long-time favorite for freezing, canning, and fresh use. This is a great variety for the home gardener or small scale grower.
Soil & Water: Legumes like well-drained soil rich in organic matter with a moderate amount of nutrients. Water lightly at planting, medium at flowering, and heavily throughout harvest time. Avoid overhead watering which can promote disease.
Planting & Growing: Sow directly in garden when soils have warmed and danger of frost has passed. Keep seedbed evenly moist.
Harvesting & Storage: Harvest no later than pencil thickness. These beans should be eaten fresh but they can be frozen.
Did You Know? Legumes are a good source of calcium and iron and add nitrogen to soil.
Soil Temperature: 60-85F
Planting Depth: 1"
Germination: 6"-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 6-8'
Days To Maturity: 60-70 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 4"-6"
Approx Seeds per 1/2 lbs: 790
7 x 4 x 1 inches.