- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Beans can be picked continuously until frost
- Large 6-inch bean pods
- Low maintenance
Blue Lake Bush Green Beans are versatile and can be used fresh, cooked, frozen, or canned. The plants are low-maintenance and will grow right up until the first frost. Beans can be harvested throughout the growing season, and as the crop is picked, more beans will grow. This plant maintains a short height at 15 to 20 inches tall and does not need a pole or trellis for support as a bush variety.
Blue Lake Bush Green Beans Care
Plant outdoors after there is no longer a threat of frost. Space plants 12 inches apart in rows that are 24 inches apart. Blue Lake Bush Green Beans need full sun and average soil that is slightly acidic to neutral. Remove dead growth, but additional pruning is not necessary.
Growing Blue Lake Bush Green Beans
Blue Lake Bush Green Beans is an easy-care plant that does not require much attention. This plant needs full sun, and mature plants will be 15 to 20 inches tall and spread out 10 inches.
Growing in containers
Bush beans can easily be grown in containers. Typically a 15-inch container is big enough for a couple of plants. The care is generally the same for plants in the ground, except potted bean plants will need water more often.
Watering Blue Lake Bush Green Beans
Bean plants usually need 1 inch of water per week. Deeply water the plants when the soil just starts to dry out. Mornings are the ideal time to water.
Feeding Blue Lake Bush Green Beans
Fertilize using 5-10-10 plant food once a month. Container-grown plants will benefit from an application of fertilizer every two weeks.
Blue Lake Bush Green Beans Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones:|
|Plant Type: Edible Plants|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Flower Color(s): None|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: N/A|
|Uses: Wildlife Gardens|
|Common Name: Blue Lake Bush Green Beans|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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