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  Bean (Bush): Top Crop (1oz, 85 seeds)
Heirloom Top Crop Bush Bean Seeds | Grow Top Crop Bush Beans


 
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Top Crop is an heirloom variety dating back to 1950. Medium green, widely adapted, AAS winner, heavy yielding, and an early producer! Fine quality, straight and string-less.

Average: 50 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.

Plant bush beans in either rows or blocks, with 4-6 inches between each seed. Plant the seeds 1-2 inches deep and be sure to water the soil immediately and regularly, until it sprouts.

HARVESTING

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.

SAVING SEEDS

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 - as 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.
Features
  • 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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Rating Bush Beans September 2, 2014
Reviewer: George Campbell from Grand Blanc, MI United States  
Although I have not planted these yet, they did come in a timely fashion, at a reasonable price and packaged to last.  I was impressed.

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ALL Seed Purchased, Reveiw August 16, 2014
Reviewer: Joel Long from Colfax, NC United States  
Everything that I ordered arrived timely, packaged well and without opening them up, I assume/hope that they are mostly viable. I will not be planting again until next season, working with the individual packets first and plan on storing or giving away the Survival Seed Vault canisters. I hope to do more business with you in the future and have already mention your site to others. Thank you!!

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Nice package of Top Crop Bush Beans June 20, 2014
Reviewer: Jim C. from Michigan United States  
While I will keep this for next year, Top Crop Bush Beans was packed well.  My only complaint with the order was shipping was slow.  I will consider a faster method on my next order.

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Garden Seeds for 2014 Summer Garden February 5, 2014
Reviewer: Suzanne Brummel from Elkhart, IN United States  
This was my first order I'm very impressed with the packaging of my seeds and the speed of shipping, and ease of shopping.  I only gave it four stars because I can't rate the quality of my seeds until garden season.  So to be fair 4 stars for now, I'll be happy to give another review after the garden season.  Great job so far, will purchase from again, have more seeds I want to try and maybe some other products as well.

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Top Rate January 27, 2014
Reviewer: Gina from AZ United States  
Extremely happy with all the seeds purchased, as well as the packaging being top rate!

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