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BEAN Bush Bonaparte

Phaseolus vulgaris

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Family: Fabaceae

Characteristics: Annual legume

Seed per packet: Approx 15
Approx 3-4 seed per gram

A dwarf variety of French beans “Bonaparte” produces high yields of delicious succulent stringless pods 15 cm long.
Harvest young for sweet tender stringless beans, pick frequently to extend the growing season.

A compact variety growing to around 50cm tall that can be grown in pot's and containers.

Tropical: Year Round
Temperate: Spring to Late Summer
Cold: Mid-Spring to Mid-Summer

Sow: 25mm deep.
Soaking seed overnight prior to sowing helps with the up-take of moisture for germination. Best sown direct in growing position in moist soil.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 10cm
Row space: 50cm
Maturity: 8-10 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

Adaptable to most good garden soils, prefers an open sunny position.

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