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PlantFiles: Snap Bean (String, Green or French Bean)
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Black Seeded Blue Lake'

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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: Black Seeded Blue Lake

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
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Seed Type:
Unknown - Tell us

Growth Habit:
Climbing

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:
51 to 60 days
61 to 70 days

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

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:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Melissa_Ohio On Feb 16, 2006, Melissa_Ohio from Southwestern, OH (Zone 6b) wrote:

(70 days) Later and larger than the more common white seeded strain. From trials it has shown larger plants and a hardiness that the white seeded variety lacks.

Regional...

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

Adamstown, Maryland



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