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PlantFiles: Snap Bean (String, Green or French Bean)
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Blue Lake FM-1K'

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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: Blue Lake FM-1K

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:
Bush

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:
41 to 50 days

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Profile:

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1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Jan 6, 2013, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is a pole bean. Similar to the original Blue Lake but with disease resiatance and increase vigor. Produces in an estimated 63 days on 6 foot vines.



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