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PlantFiles: Dry Bean
Phaseolus vulgaris '1500 Year Old Cave Bean'

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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: 1500 Year Old Cave Bean
Additional cultivar information: (aka New Mexico Cave Bean)

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

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

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

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:
Climbing

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:
71 to 80 days
81 to 90 days

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
White/Near White
Cream/Tan

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:

No positives
No neutrals
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

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Negative Galina On Mar 26, 2005, Galina from Northamptonshire
United Kingdom wrote:

Was too late for Central England. I had some pods, but could save few seeds only.



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