French Filet
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Provider'

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Brainerd, Minnesota

Vinton, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

3
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0
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RatingContent
Positive

On Oct 22, 2014, WeezyG from Brainerd, MN wrote:

This one does well in my garden in Northern Minnesota. Once it gets going, it keeps on producing.

Positive

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

On Sep 20, 2002, jotcat wrote:

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