Organic Kentucky Wonder Rust Resistant Pole Beans are one of the most poplar pole beans for home gardeners!
This green bean variety is very productive and has fleshy, medium-green pods. These distinctly flavored, tender beans are best when pods are harvested at 6" in length. As the name suggests, it is a rust resistant bean variety.
- Flavor: Meaty, tender flavor.
- Preparation Ideas: A great choice for dry/shell beans.
- Plant Type: Vegetable
- Fill Weight (grams): 21
- Grows Best In: Full Sun
- Days to Germination: 6-8 Days
- Days to Maturity: 66 Days
- Growth Type: Pole
- Planting Depth: 1-1.5"
- Seed Spacing: Sow Organic Garden Pole Kentucky Wonder Bean seeds roughly 8" apart in rows, keeping each row approximately 3' apart.
- Disease Resistance: Rust
Instructions: Along a trellis about 6' tall, sow one Organic Garden Pole Kentucky Wonder Bean seed every 4" when the soil is warm. Soaking seeds overnight before planting will speed germination. Thin to one plant every 8" when plants have 4 leaves. Pick when pods are nearly mature, but beans are not fully developed and pods are still crisp.
Suggestions: Avoid working around beans when wet; this may spread diseases. When weeding, hoe gently because beans are shallow-rooted. Mulch plants only after thinning.