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PlantFiles: Dry Bean
Phaseolus vulgaris 'King of the Early'

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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: King of the Early

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

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

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:
Bush

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Days to Maturity:
81 to 90 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
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Aug 8, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

According to one vendor's description, "A beautiful mottled red baking bean...from seed-saving customer Linwood Ware. King’s ability to ripen early, its capacity to swell enormously when soaked, its utter dependability through hot summers and cool, and its robust flavor won our hearts." (85 days)



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