50 Seeds per pack
(Phaseolus vulgaris) 51-73 days. Snap Bean An old heirloom variety of pole bean that produces pods 6-8″ long, on 6-8′ vines. The Kentucky Blue Heirloom Pole Bean comes from a cross of Kentucky Wonder and Blue Lake Pole Beans, bred by Dr. Calvin Lamborn. The round, straight, smooth pods have a distinctive flavor with traces of Blue Lake’s sweetness, and are very tender when cooked. The Kentucky Blue Pole Bean won the famous All-American Selections(AAS) Award in 1991! Disease Resistance: BCMV.
Planting Instructions for Kentucky Blue Pole Bean Seeds
Sow Heirloom / Open Pollinated Kentucky Blue Pole Bean 1-2″ deep, 2-6″ apart, in rows 18-36″ apart, in full sun after danger of frost. Soaking Kentucky Blue Pole Bean seeds in water 1-2 hours before planting speeds germination. Germination occurs in 4-16 days in soil 60-85°F. Provide support for heirloom pole bean varieties. For heirloom snap beans, harvest when beans are 3-6″ long. For dry beans, leave pods on plants until pods are dry, brown, and crisp, and beans are hard and rattle in pod, if more drying is needed when danger of frost has arrived, pick pods or pull entire plant and hang upside down to dry further.