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PlantFiles: Wax Bean
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Kentucky Wonder 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: Kentucky Wonder Wax

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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
71 to 80 days
81 to 90 days
91 to 100 days
101 to 110 days

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Apr 14, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An 8 inch round yellow wax pole bean available from Bakker Brothers. This cultivar is NOT stringless.

Regional...

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

Pearl River, Louisiana
Gobles, Michigan
Mathiston, Mississippi



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