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PlantFiles: Pole Bean, Snap Bean
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Whitney'

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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: Whitney

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 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:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Mar 15, 2010, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"Pole French bean (climbing). 55-60 days maturity after sowing, round-oval pod section, 16-18 cm long. Medium green pods. White seeded variety. Very high yields. Resistance to BCMV (Bean Common Mosaic virus), Anthracnose and Pseudomonas Phaseolicola."



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