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Phaseolus vulgaris 'Smeraldo'

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

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables
Vines and Climbers

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:
Climbing

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

Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Aug 23, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A Romano type that is a tall, very vigorous plant that reaches 4 to 6 feet tall and 2 feet wide. It sets masses of long, straight 8- to 10-inch pods simply stuffed with delectable seeds. Flat Podded.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Canton, Georgia
Moose Lake, Minnesota



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