When to Plant in Spring:
- Earliest Planting Date: 2 weeks after Average Last Frost
- Latest Planting Date: 5 weeks after Average Last Frost
- Length of Planting Window: 3 weeks
- To find your Average First or Last Frost, click here and type in your zip code.
Planting: Sow seeds 1” deep and space 2-4” apart. If planting multiple rows, space your rows 4’ apart.
For Ground Plot Planting: Plant seeds 6” apart in rows spaced 18-24” apart. Seed pack will cover a 25’ row.
For Raised Bed Planting: Plant seeds 6-8” apart. Packet will cover 15 sq. ft.
Care: Water well, because although these beans can be drought tolerant, prolonged dryness will cause the pods tobecome tough and stunt their growth.
Harvest: Pick beans regularly to encourage new pod set.
Special Instructions/Tips: Grow these beans on a trellis or large mesh fencing, so that their vines can climb up, up, up!
Germination: 8 – 16 days
Days to Maturity: 85
Preferences: plenty of water, full sun, well-draining soil