Bean (Bush), Contender-Organic
A real standout in areas with hot, humid summers where Contender’s disease resistance makes it a dependable favorite. Big yields of 6″ pods that are slightly curved, round, meaty, and stringless. Great fresh, frozen, and canned.
Planting & Harvesting
Seed Depth: 1″ (3cm)
Plant Space: 4″ (10cm)
Row Space: 24″ (61cm)
Sprouts In: 7-10 days
Plant in well-drained, average soil in late spring. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 75-95°F. Beans do not tolerate frost. Bush beans sometimes form tendrils similar to pole beans. You can snip them off without harming the plant.
Pick pods regularly just as they start to fill out for best flavor. Replant every three weeks for continuous harvest.