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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.
  • 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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Great eating April 29, 2015
Reviewer: David Spencer from Snow Camp, NC United States  
The seeds I purchased this year haven't come up yet but, the seeds from the last two years were 100%. Seed from past kept well and I have tomatoes started for planting this weekend.  Beens were Great and all the seed came up, plants were strong and produced well.

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Wonderful company April 2, 2015
Reviewer: raquel dietrich from stockbridge, MI United States  
I order from them every year! Everyone knows their speed in delivery, but I actually grow my seed every year and germination is almost 100%!  If you want to see the seeds as plants you can youtube Raquels garden and farm. Almost 2 acres of plants all from Patriot supply. Were donating it all this year. Thank you patriot supply for not raising your prices and keeping your customers in mind.

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Excited March 24, 2015
Reviewer: Eric Terrill from Dolan Springs, AZ United States  
Ready to plant

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Seeds March 5, 2015
Reviewer: Chris schmelzle from Saint Joseph, MO United States  
I have purchased more seeds and were shipped and received very quickly...Thank you.
I purchased seeds last year with great results and will continue to buy in the future and I do recommend My Patriot Supply to everyone.

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Always surprised and happy September 26, 2014
Reviewer: Tammie from United States  
This is the second time I've ordered, I'm always surprised at how fast I receive my order.  There is no loafing around with this company they are always johnny on the spot.  I can't find a bad thing at all to say about this company.  I've enjoyed eating what we've sowed from our first order and we will keep coming back to order more!

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