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PlantFiles: Wax Bean
Phaseolus vulgaris 'B.B. Wax'

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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: 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

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive LiveOne 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.



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