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PlantFiles: French Filet
Phaseolus vulgaris 'French Fillet Green'

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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: French Fillet Green

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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:
Unknown - Tell us

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:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive 6aseeder On Aug 12, 2012, 6aseeder from Arlington, MA (Zone 6a) wrote:

i grew these from botanical interest seed collection. very compact plant, great for small spaces. decent production. very yummy.
seed to 1st harvest, May 9 --> July 18.

24 plants provided 4-6 oz. daily, with a peak of 1# 2 oz in mid-august.

Neutral Farmerdill On Sep 13, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Easy to grow, they reach their flavor peak at 5-7" long and a mere 3/8" wide. Dark green pods are streaked with purple. (56 day)

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Arlington, Massachusetts



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