French Filet Bean
Phaseolus vulgaris 'La France'

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

Vegetables

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Advanced Cultivar

Growth Habit:

Bush

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:

51 to 60 days

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

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

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:

Fort Myers, Florida (2 reports)

Houston, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Sep 13, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 56 day filet green bean. Different from most filet type beans in that it does become stringy and fibrous as it approaches full growth.