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Phaseolus vulgaris
BEAN-BLUE LAKE-CLIMBING is a wonderful prolific climbing bean (210cm), with a long, steady cropping life of tender and tasty green beans. It’s the slowest of any bean to get tough and stringy. Many people’s favourite. Despite the fact that French Beans are sometimes known as string beans, Blue Lake is actually stringless! Produces fine crops of delicious pods over a long period. Plant outdoors before the danger of frost OR after it has passed and the weather has warmed.


Germination Time (Days) 7 – 15
Maturity Time (Days) 70 – 85
Sowing Depth (mm) 20 – 30
Plant Spacing (cm) 10 – 25
Row Spacing (cm) 60
pH 6 – 7.5
Soil Temperature (°C)
Hardy / Frost Tender Frost Tender
Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings Sow Direct
Seed Preparation