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Pole Bean, Snap Bean
Phaseolus vulgaris 'BB 2513'

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phaseolus (FAZ-ee-oh-lus) (Info)
Species: vulgaris (vul-GAIR-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: BB 2513
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Category:

Vegetables

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:

Climbing

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Days to Maturity:

61 to 70 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

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Apr 13, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

From Bakker Brothers, who offer this description; "Early black seeded filet bean with straight, medium green, 18 cm long pods and 8 mm wide. Due to its moderate plant vigour, this variety is suitable for cultivation in greenhouses and plastic tunnels. For maximum yields, BB 2513 has to be picked several times. Resistant to Anthracnose, Halo Blight and Bean Common Mosaic Virus."