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PlantFiles: Snap Bean (String, Green or French Bean)
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Greencrop'

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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: Greencrop
Additional cultivar information: (aka Green Crop, Kentucky Bush Wonder)

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:
Bush

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Days to Maturity:
41 to 50 days

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

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

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Gindee77 On Jun 24, 2005, Gindee77 from Hampton, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

This is a very good bean. It grows pretty fast and tastes great.

Neutral Farmerdill On Apr 19, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 19 x 1.5 cm flat podded, white seeded, cultivar which can be used as a snap bean but mostly used for shell beans.

Regional...

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

Hampton, Illinois
Covington, Louisiana
Greenville, New Hampshire



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