Bush Bean Seeds - Velour

(Phaseolus vulgaris) 50 days

Velours are a super slim, gourmet purple beans! Slender, 5 inches pods are deliciously crisp & juicy when enjoyed raw. When cooked, they turn green & are wonderful lightly buttered. 


Growth Habit: Bush Bean,  18 inch plants 

Sun Requirements: Best in Full Sun

Soil Preference: Rich, well draining garden soil (balanced pH)

When to Plant:  Beans are frost sensitive & should be planted after the last expected frost. Cooler soil temperatures can hinder germination.

How to Plant: Soak bean seeds over night to quicken germination. Hoe out a shallow furrow, 1 inch deep. Space bean seeds every 2 inches. Cover seeds with soil & tamp down soil to improve contact with seeds. (Tamping also creates a trough that catches water, delivering it straight to the seeds!) Water thoroughly after planting. 

When to Harvest: Ready when beans are around 5-6 inches long & still smooth to the touch.

How to Harvest: Pick often to encouraged production & replant every three weeks for continual harvest.



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