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PlantFiles: French Filet Bean
Phaseolus vulgaris 'La France'

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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: 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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill 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.

Regional...

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

Fort Myers, Florida (2 reports)
Houston, Texas



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