Wax Bean
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Beurre de Rocquencourt'

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

Annuals

Vegetables

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:

Bush

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fairhaven, Massachusetts

Aston, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 9, 2011, Pitcom from Avondale, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

Absolutely delicious wax bean. This is one of the best as far as yellow wax beans go. Fantastic yield. This variety has a permanent home in my garden.

Neutral

On Aug 17, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bountiful, old-time yellow wax bean produces elegant and delicious, stringless 6 in. pods. Bush has vining tendencies. Well adapted to northern climates.