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degauze's Journal: Beans, Pole, Shelling Brockton Horticultural Phaseolus vulgaris 16041

  • Member: degauze
  • Journal: Default
  • Category: Plants and Requirements: Beans, Pole
  • Status: Beginning New Gardens

Initial Notes:

Introduced in 1885 by the Aaron Low Seed Co. who secured seed from a vendor in Brockton, Massachusetts. Beautiful red striped pods. Used only as a dry bean, wonderful flavor. Pole habit, 85 days.


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

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Category:
Annuals
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:
71 to 80 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
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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