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

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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: Kentucky Blue

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:
Climbing

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Days to Maturity:
41 to 50 days

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Oct 10, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 7-8 inch round pole bean developed by Calvin Lamborn (Rogers). PVP

Regional...

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

Madison, Illinois
Lenoir, North Carolina
Clarksville, Tennessee
Fort Worth, Texas



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