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PlantFiles: Tepary Bean
Phaseolus acutifolius 'Sonoran Golden'

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phaseolus (FAZ-ee-oh-lus) (Info)
Species: acutifolius (a-kew-ti-FOH-lee-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Sonoran Golden

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:
Bush

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:
71 to 80 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:

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No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral melody On Apr 16, 2004, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

I've not had enough of a harvest to determine if this is a good cultivar for West KY. They do not like wet feet and I have lost portions of my crop to flood several years.

The beans are in small flat pods and hold about 6 to 8 seeds.

Regional...

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

Benton, Kentucky



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