Rocdor Bean Seeds
Rocdor Bush Beans BN59-50

Rocdor Bean Seeds

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SKU BN59-50
$3.00 $2.75
Availability: In Stock
Country Of Origin: USA USA
Description
Planting Instructions
Growing Calendar
Disease Resistant
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53 days. Phaseolus vulgaris. Open Pollinated. Rocdor Bean. This early maturing bush plant produces excellent yields of 6 ½" long deep yellow beans. Excellent freezing variety. One of the best varieties of Yellow Wax beans on the market. The seeds germinate well in cool soil. An excellent choice for home gardens. A variety from the USA. Disease Resistant: Anthracnose and Bean Mosaic Virus.

Lot No: 75597

Germination: 92%

Test Date: 05/24

Seeds Per Pound: 1,600

Plant Height: 12-24” tall

Planting Season: Spring

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun

Planting Method: Direct Sow



Bush Beans Seeds
Phaseolus vulgaris

 
Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1 to 1 1/2"above 65 F 7 to 14 daysFull Sun Spring
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A 3 to 5"24" 3 to 5"50 - 65 days
Bush Bean Seed Planting Information:

Plant your bush bean seeds outdoors directly in the garden after your last frost date. For a quicker start, you can soak your seeds 1 to 4 hours in warm water. If you soak the seeds too long, they will split or rot and will not germinate! Germination is improved when soil temperature is above 65 F. Plant in 2 to 3 weeks intervals for a steady harvest until about 3 months before first killing frost in the fall. Plants can grow 12 to 24" tall.

Warning: Do not plant in cold wet soil or you may experience poor germination!

Soil Requirements:

Requires rich fertile soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Beans do not like soil that is too moist. Water during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Periodically apply Miracle Gro.

Harvest Tips:

Pinch or cut the pods off carefully to avoid damaging the plant. Pick every few days for tender beans. Frequent harvesting also encourages plant to produce more pods.


Beans (Bush)
Growing Calendar
Minimum Outdoor Soil Temperature: 65 F
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Seed Depth: 1 to 1 ½“

Days to Germination: 7 to 14 days

Plant Spacing: 3 to 5”

Row Spacing: 24”

Sunlight Requirement: Full sun

Days to Harvest after Planting Outdoors: 50 to 65 days


USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 to 10


Use Miracle-Gro© Seed Starting Mix for best germination results.

A – Anthracnose

Scientific Name: Colletotrichum lagenarium

Type: Fungus

Anthracnose is a world-wide fungal disease that affects the growth of cucumbers, tomatoes, and watermelons. This disease is most common in the southern, mid-Atlantic, and mid-Western parts of the United States. Symptoms include lesions on the leaves and then yellowish circular spots begin appearing on the leaves. On watermelons the spots are irregular and turn dark brown or black. The most striking symptom is circular, black, sunken cankers appear on the fruit. When moisture is present, the black center of the lesion is covered with a gelatinous mass of salmon colored spores. With tomatoes, the disease mainly affects the tomato, but also can infect leaves, stems and roots. Sunken water soaked circular spots appear on the tomatoes. Leaves show symptoms of small circular spots with yellow halos. It can cause significant yield loss and even total crops losses. The diseased tomatoes are usually unmarketable. The infected plants should be removed to avoid further infestation. Increase space between the plants to maximize air flow and drying of the leaves. The disease is favorable when temperatures are 75-82 F and usually occur when moisture and humidity are very high. Plan on using a 3 year crop rotation and avoid planting in the same location, year after year, as the disease can survive in over winter on crop debris. Proper tillage practices may be helpful in managing the disease. Fungicides can help manage the disease. The best option is to use disease resistant varieties.

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