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PlantFiles: Dry Bean
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Wild Goose'

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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: Wild Goose

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
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:
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
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 Oct 25, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A Canadian variety that looks like a pinto but is the size of a navy bean. At one time navy beans came in many colors before white became standard. This is one of the different color types: splotchy black on tan. Use as you would a navy bean. Prolific and easy to grow. 70 days.



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