Ferry-Morse Garden Contender Bean Seed - 5 lb

Garden Contender Bean Seed - 5 lb

Bean Contender is an excellent, early-maturing variety that produces abundantly. Pods are round, stringless, and are at their best when 5 /12-6 inches long. High in vitamins A, B, and C, it is also disease tolerant.

  • Flavor: Distinctively strong bean flavor
  • Preparation Ideas: Doesn't lose any quality in canning or freezing
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Fill Weight (grams): 21
  • Grows Best In: Full Sun
  • Days to Germination: 6-8 Days
  • Days to Maturity: 55 Days
  • Growth Type: Bush
  • Planting Depth: 1-1.5"
  • Seed Spacing: 20"/4"
  • Best Container Size: 12"+

Tolerance: Common bean mosaic, powdery mildew

Instructions: Sow seeds when the soil is warm and all danger of frost is past. Plant 2 seeds every 4 inches. Soaking seeds overnight before planting will speed germination. Thin to 1 plant every 4 inches when the plants have 4 leaves. Pick early and often to encourage

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

SKU 5378736
Fulfillment Location Ship to Home, Free C-A-L Pickup
Brand Ferry-Morse
UPC 400053787369
Manufacturer SKU B5BEAN-B
Size 5 lb
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