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  Bean (Pole): Blue Lake Green Bean (2oz, 175 seeds)
Heirloom Blue Lake Pole Bean Seeds | Grow Blue Lake Pole Beans

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Blue Lake Pole Beans can be traced back to 1923, and have been popular for generations since! Good for hand-picking for market, this pole variety is the predecessor of the popular bush variety that shares the same name.

Possibly the best green bean in the world! Average: 62 days

Detailed planting instructions:

Beans are generally direct seeded in the garden. The most important point about growing green beans is not to plant them too early. They will rot in cool, damp soil. To get an earlier start, you can put down black plastic to warm the soil.

When bush beans begin producing they often come in all at once. Staggered planting, every 2 weeks, will keep your bush beans going longer. Beans like a moderately rich soil with a slightly acidic pH of about 6.0 to 6.2.

They prefer a loose, moist soil. Plant after all danger of frost is past.

Pole beans will need some type of support to grow on. Be sure the trellis, teepee, fence or whatever is in place before you seed. Plant seeds at a rate of about 3-6 seeds per teepee or every 6 inches apart.


Harvesting beans is an ongoing process. You can start to harvest anytime, but gardeners usually wait until the beans begin to firm up and can be snapped. They are generally about as think as a pencil then. Don’t wait too long, because beans can become overgrown and tough almost overnight. Harvest by gently pulling each bean from the vine or by snapping off the vine end, if you are going to be using the beans right away.


It is a suggested that you earmark a couple of plants at the beginning of the season for seed saving. Don’t pick ANY pods from them to eat - just pick the crisp brown pods at the end of the season. Don’t feed them, or water them unless it is very dry - this can encourage leafy growth rather than pod development. There is no point in picking green pods as the seeds are not mature enough at this stage.
  • Comes in E-Z Lock resealable, reusable triple-layered foil packets
  • Seeds are open pollinated and can be grown, harvested, and replanted endlessly
  • Dried & sealed airtight for long-term storage
  • Nutritional value: An excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, iron, and potassium.

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Doing well June 29, 2015
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from MARQUETTE, MI United States  
Pole beans are growing well in hoop/hot house!

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Product arrived promptly June 27, 2015
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Lyndell, PA United States  
I was very impressed with the service, cost and quality of the products.  My order was shipped several hours after the order was placed.  The seeds are growing well.  The cost (both product and shipping) was very reasonable.

I will definitely order again.

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Anita H. June 12, 2015
Reviewer: ANITA HAMAKER from GARDENA, CA United States  
Thank You !

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Best Bean Ever! June 10, 2015
Reviewer: Marie Waterman from Blossvale, NY United States  
I have been growing these beans for 3 years now and I have got to say they are the best. Pick them before they get too big and wash, snip ends with your fingers, cut them the size you want, dry them and put them on a cookie sheet (not touching) and freeze overnight. Then slide them in ziploc and put in the freezer. Just planted more and just used the last bag frozen. I will grow two crops this year, spring and fall.

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Seeds May 7, 2015
Reviewer: Ronda Loehmer from Winamac, IN United States  
Quick shipping no problems. One of the few places that had blue lake pole beans.

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