Dry Shelling Bean
Phaseolus vulgaris 'BB 2163'

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phaseolus (FAZ-ee-oh-lus) (Info)
Species: vulgaris (vul-GAIR-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: BB 2163
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Category:

Vegetables

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:

Bush

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Days to Maturity:

51 to 60 days

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Apr 18, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

From Bakker Brothers, who offer this description; "New variety of the Starazagorski type. Not only has this variety longer and wider pods than our Coco Noir - Starazagorski, also BB 2163 is resistant to Halo Blight. BB 2163 has 16 cm long light green, stringless pods, 20 mm wide and each pod contain 4-5 plump, black seeds when fully matured. "