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

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

Annuals

Vegetables

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:

Climbing

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Days to Maturity:

81 to 90 days

Bloom Color:

Violet/Lavender

Purple

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Tahuya, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 3, 2011, Blessed_Farm from Tahuya, WA wrote:

I love this bean. It's pretty, very tasty, and is fairly productive. I grew it last year exclusively for seed. It probably would have been more productive if I had kept the beans picked. Am growing for both harvest AND seed this year, so hope to have a better report on how it does then.