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Blue Lake Bush 274 Bean Seed

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The bush-bean standard. A handsome dark green stringless snap bean that’s been a classic for 50+ years. Plants do not require staking and are resistant to bean mosaic. The bush-type plants set heavy yields of long, straight, flavorful pods that are tender-crisp and suitable for eating raw or steamed. A great choice for freezing or canning. Grows fast enough for two crops/season.

  • Days to germinate: 7-10
  • Days to maturity: 55-60
  • Start indoors: Not recommended
  • Sow outdoors when temperatures reach 65º.
  • Seed spacing: 8”
  • Seed depth: 1”
  • Produce size: About 4-5” long, can be picked as small as 3” long
  • Yield: About 35 lbs. per 50’ row
  • Mature plant height: 16-22”
  • Suitable for container growing: Yes
  • Year of discovery: 1961 (developed from the Blue Lake pole bean from the early 1900s)

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How many seeds per package?
Alisa C on Apr 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The number of seeds is near the top of the page, by the photo. This packet contains 40-60 seeds.

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Hardy Little Guys
I kept 4 bushes in a 3' row, but I can't remember how high the germination rate was...pretty good though. Beans can get 6-8" or longer if you let them hang on a while. Out of the 3' row, I would say we've harvested close to 3 pounds of beans and could have gotten more. The tomatoes I had next to this row grew very quickly and fell over to cover the beans often throughout the growing season. I still am getting flowers here and there on the beans, even with the leaves nearly eaten to nothing by bugs while the tomatoes were smothering. Next year I plan to use wire cages to help keep all plant parts off of the soil.
October 10, 2018
8 months ago