Snap Bean (String, Green or French Bean)
Phaseolus vulgaris 'White Dutch Half Runner'

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

Annuals

Vegetables

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:

Climbing

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:

41 to 50 days

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Crossville, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Apr 28, 2003, tomato_lady from Crossville, TN (Zone 6a) wrote:

This is one of the more popular beans for growing and anning here in Central Tennessee. The vines are hardy and vigorous and the beans have a good flavor. I am looking forward to this year's crop!