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Snap Bean (String, Green or French Bean)
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Savannah'

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

Annuals

Vegetables

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:

Bush

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:

51 to 60 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

Regional

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

Augusta, Georgia

Naalehu, Hawaii

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 23, 2010, sunnybritefarm from Naalehu, HI wrote:

Strong bush, very productive, very attractive pod, excellent variety for my area: Hawaii, elev 2300 ft, 60" rain/ yr, daily low 60 degrees F, daily high 80F, we can grow this one year around

Neutral

On Sep 16, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Dark green 6 inch pods maturing in 55 days,