Snap bean, Bush bean
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Volare'

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

Annuals

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:

41 to 50 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 Jul 2, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Available from US Agriseeds, whic offers this description: "Strong bush plant maturing at 48-50 days. Creamy light brown seeded variety with clusters of flat green string less pods. These fleshy pods are 13-15 cm long and 1.8 cm wide. This is the most popular flat Bush Bean in the Middle East and is excellent for fresh market."