Pole Bean, Snap bean
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Smeraldo'

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

Regional

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

Canton, Georgia

Moose Lake, Minnesota

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.