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PlantFiles: Runner Bean
Phaseolus coccineus 'Tenderstar'

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phaseolus (FAZ-ee-oh-lus) (Info)
Species: coccineus (kok-SIN-ee-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Tenderstar

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 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:
Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:
61 to 70 days

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Scarlet (Dark Red)

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:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 4, 2012, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Two tone (pink and scarlet blossoms with seven inch semi flat pods.



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