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Snap Bean (String, Green or French Bean)
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Henderson's Black Valentine'

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phaseolus (FAZ-ee-oh-lus) (Info)
Species: vulgaris (vul-GAIR-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Henderson's Black Valentine
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Category:

Annuals

Vegetables

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Unknown - Tell us

Growth Habit:

Bush

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:

31 to 40 days

41 to 50 days

51 to 60 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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 18, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

This bean has black seeds and 6 inch pods.It was first introduced in 1897 by Peter Henderson & Company.