Organic Heirloom Open Pollinated
No Pesticides No Herbicides No Fungicides No Synthetic Fertilizers
Latin Name: Phaseolus vulgaris
Days to Maturity: 50
The standard fresh market variety for green beans. Provider
comes through every year with early, heavy yields of attractive, uniform
beans. Plants are vigorous and productive with strong root systems,
even under adverse conditions. Good resistance to mildew and virus.
Soil & Water: Legumes like well-drained soil rich in
organic matter and a moderate amount of nutrients. Water lightly at
planting, medium at flowering, and heavily throughout harvest time.
Avoid overhead watering which can promote disease.
Planting & Growing: May start indoors in short-season climates, or
sow seed directly once soils have reached at least 65F, preferably after
the last frost. Make small, successive plantings every 10 days for a
Harvesting & Storage: Bush beans will produce all of their fruit
over a few weeks' time. Leave the pods on the plant until they have
completely dried. Store dry, shelled beans in an airtight container.
Did You Know? Resistant to bean common mosaic virus, the New York strain
of BCMV, pea mosaic virus and rust. Developed by Dr. Hoffman of South
Carolina in 1965. Legumes are a good source of calcium and iron.
Soil Temperature: 65-85F
Planting Depth: 1"
Germination: 7-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 16"-20"
Days To Maturity: 48-54 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 4"