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Bean Phaseolus vulgaris

Bean has been planted 81 times by Growstuff members.

photo of crop

Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Median lifespan

9 weeks

First harvest expected

13 weeks after planting

Photos

Bean plantings

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20171102_094409
by BeccG
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IMG_4130
by lizzard
drivebean2
drivebean2
by melannen
beanharvest
beanharvest
by melannen
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Sunniness

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Planted from

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Harvested for

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Varieties

green bean

green bean

Phaseolus vulgaris
yardlong bean

yardlong bean

Vigna unguiculata (sesquipedalis)
purple yard long bean

purple yard long bean

vigna unguiculata
urizun Japanese winged bean

urizun Japanese winged bean

vigna unguiculata
wax bean

wax bean

Phaseolus vulgaris
yellow bean

yellow bean

phaseolus vulgaris

Crop Map

Only plantings by members who have set their locations are shown on this map.

What people are saying about beans

How to save seeds

by shiny,

[Bean](crop)s, [pea](crop)s and [corn](crop): remove husks and allow seeds to dry out – this may take a couple of weeks, then remove casings and store. [Pumpkin](crop)s and [melon](crop)s: seeds need to be washed and set aside to dry for a week or so before storage. [Lettuce](crop), [celery...

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Bean mosaic virus?

by oakandsage,

I never have good results growing beans here (SoCal, not too far from the high desert). Few ever sprout. Those that do never grow above 4-6" high and product 1-3 podseach, if they live long enough. (Note - I use legume inoculant on most, but not all, seeds of each type of [bean](crop). I always ...

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Another week, another heap of things planted

by Skud,

I really should've got started on winter planting sooner, I think. Everything in the garden is in a lull right now. Although people near me are still blogging about the last of their crops from summer, all we have still going are some chillis and some [basil](crop). Lots of things died off in ...

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Inception!

by melannen,

I HAVE SPROUTS! I'm way too excited about this for somebody my age. There are a *lot* of beets coming up. In fact, way more sprouts than seeds I planted?? Do "[beet](crop) seeds" actually each have more than one seed in them? Am I going to have to figure out how to thin them earlier than I ...

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Seeds!

by oakandsage,

Yay, seeds arrived. Gonna go on a planting binge tomorrow. Especially since tomorrow is tomato day! Got: Golden [purslane](crop) [Watercress](crop) Yard long [bean](crop) Blackeye [pea](crop) Charentais [melon](crop) [Cantaloupe](crop) (Minnesota Midget) Shelling pea (I ran out) I've...

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