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PlantFiles: Snap Bean (String, Green or French Bean)
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Zebra Horticultural'

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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: Zebra Horticultural

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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:
61 to 70 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:

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No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Jan 7, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Pale green pods to 12cm with purple fleck when mature, tender, succulent, delicious snap bean, almost round, stringless when young, vigorous grower, 3.5m vine, heavy bearing and does well under difficult conditions. Offered in 1861 Sydney catalogue. 80 days.



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