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PlantFiles: Snap bean, Bush bean
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Thoroughbred'

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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: Thoroughbred

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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:
Unknown - Tell us

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:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Aug 10, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

From Seminis, which offers this description: "A fresh market medium-green bean with a very high yield potential. The pods are smooth and 5.6 inches (14.2 cm) in length. Thoroughbred is especially well-suited for growing conditions in south Florida. It has 53-day maturity and is resistant to BCMV. "



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