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Phaseolus vulgaris 'Provider'

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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: Provider
Registered or introduced: 1966

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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:
31 to 40 days
41 to 50 days

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

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:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Farmerdill On Dec 10, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Provider is a standard market type green bean, round pods about 6 inches long. Performance was good but not better than Contender or Top Crop.

Positive jotcat On Sep 20, 2002, jotcat wrote:

Excellent crops from Provider bush bean. Germinates and grows well in cool spring/summer conditions. Good flavor.

Regional...

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

Vinton, Ohio



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