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Snap Bean (Green, String or French Bean)
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Sulphur Snap'

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

Annuals

Vegetables

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:

Bush

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

Regional

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

Radford, Virginia (2 reports)

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Oct 27, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This was a popular old time bean in the New River Valley area. Available via local feed and seed stores. Southern States Coop sold it as Highland Sulphur. Seeds are sulphur yellow. Good yeilds and grew well in mountain areas. Average round pods 5 inches in lenght and light green. Good flavor