Organic Beans: Contender Bush (20g) - Heirloom, Non-GMO Seeds
Contender Bush Beans are a champion among bean varieties. They are
known for reliably producing a high yield and for starting to produce
about a week before other types of beans. Prepare to grow your own crop
of Organic Contender Bush Beans by ordering Non-Gmo bean seeds from
Patriot Seeds. Our seeds are 100% heirloom and certified organic by the
USDA and California Certified Organic Farmers. The seeds come packaged
in airtight, military-grade Mylar, which allows you to store seeds for
5+ years. When you're ready to declare your food independence, buy
Organic Beans: Contender Bush Planting Instructions:
Contender Bush Beans thrive in full sun and take about 55 days to from
planting to harvest. Direct sow the seeds 1 to 2 weeks after the
average last frost. The soil temperature should be at least 65°F. Sow
one seed every 4", 1" deep, and in rows 18 to 24" apart. For a continued
harvest, plant again every 1 to 2 weeks until 60 days before the
expected first frost of the fall. Skip planting when summer temperatures
Organic Beans: Contender Bush Harvesting Instructions:
When the pods snap and break in half cleanly, the beans are ready for
harvest. Usually, this occurs just after the seeds have begun to form
and the pods are 6 to 8" in length. To harvest, hold the stem in one
hand and the pod in the other. Avoid pulling off the branches, as they
may continue to produce pods.
Did You Know This About Contender Bush Beans?
Like something out of a fairytale, the largest bean pods in the world can grow up to 5 feet long.