Seychelles Organic Bean Seed
Now available organic! Early, vigorous, standard green snap bean.
Easy-to-harvest clusters of gorgeous, dark green pods. The stringless pods are slow to develop seeds, extending the harvest period. The prolific vines produce smooth, straight, uniform pods that average 5–6" long. Intermediate resistance to Anthracnose and bean mosaic virus. AAS winner. White seeds. Pole bean; requires trellising. USDA Certified Organic. Avg. 1,900 seeds/lb. Packet: 50 seeds.
CULTURE: Grow pole beans on trellises, poles, or mesh fencing (such as Hortonova). Sow seeds 1" deep, spaced 3" apart in rows 4' apart after soil temperature exceeds 60°F (16°C). If using poles, plant 4-6 seeds at the base of each pole. Inoculants can increase yields.
DISEASES: Plow under or remove and compost bean straw in the fall to hasten destruction of most disease organisms. For sclerotinia white mold control, plant at wider row spacing to promote drying of plant leaves and soil. Practice a 3-year crop rotation, preferably into corn or grain crops. All our pole bean seeds are Halo-Blight free.
INSECT PESTS: Mexican bean beetles can be controlled with insecticides such as pyrethrin or azadirachtin.
HARVEST: Harvest regularly to encourage new pod set.
STORAGE: Store at 40°F (5°C) and 90% relative humidity for 7–10 days.
AVG. SEEDING RATE: 50 seeds/12' or 10 poles; 250 seeds/60‘ or 50 poles; 500 seeds/120' or 100 poles; 1M/ 250' or 200 poles.
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/LB.: See individual varieties.
PACKET: 50 seeds, sows 12' or 10 poles.
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