Wax Bean
Phaseolus vulgaris 'B.B. Wax'

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

Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:

51 to 60 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

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 25, 2002, LiveOne wrote:

Best taste when in the yellow/green stage. Great tasting wax, my favorite. Not heat tolerant in Indiana. Goes to seed in mid summer. Available from Rawlinson Garden seed in Canada. Email them at rawlinson@nb.aibn.com or call 506-446-3882. Catalog is $1.oo for delivery to USA.