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Phaseolus vulgaris 'Kentucky Dreamer'

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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 Dreamer

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:
Bush

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Days to Maturity:
51 to 60 days

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

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

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Sep 10, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An improved Kentucky Bush 125. Flat oval 6 inch pods on a 17 inch plant in 54 days. Available from Olds Seeds. Very productive here, but not as good as Kentucky King. It will not hold on the vine, pods get tough and fibrous as beans form.

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

Augusta, Georgia



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