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

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:

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Seed Type:

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Growth Habit:

Climbing

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

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Days to Maturity:

51 to 60 days

61 to 70 days

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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

Foliage Color:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Regional

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

Adamstown, Maryland

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.