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Provider Bean Conventional & Organic

Provider Bean Conventional & Organic

BN075

55 days. An early and productive green bean that's not picky about its growing environment. Provider offers heavy yields of light green, meaty pods. Tolerant of cooler soils, it's an excellent candidate for planting before most other beans. Harvest the beans at 5 1/2 inches long and 1/4 inch wide. Vigorous plants reach 20-24 inches tall. Brownish purple seeds. BMV, DM, PM, PMV.

   Open Pollinated
Approximately 80 seeds per ounce.
  • BN075/S
  • 1 oz
  • $2.15

  • BN075/P
  • 2 oz
  • $3.00

  • BN075/L
  • 1 oz Organic
  • $3.85

  • BN075/M
  • 2 oz Organic
  • $5.95

  • BN075/B
  • 1/2 lb
  • $5.95

  • BN075/F
  • 2 1/2 lb
  • $12.25

  • BN075/N
  • 1/2 lb Organic
  • $14.80

  • BN075/G
  • 5 lbs
  • $19.75

  • BN075/I
  • 25 lbs
  • $81.25

  • BN075/J
  • 50 lbs
  • $137.50
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Soil Temp for Germ.Days to EmergenceSeed DepthThin Plants ToSeed SpacingRow SpacingMin. Germ.Seed LifeSeeds per ounceFertilizer Needs
60-85°F8-161"N/A2-4"18-36"80%2-3 yearsListed per varietyLow


Phaseolus vulgaris Rich and flavorful beans are fiber-packed veggies that promote digestive health and are excellent sources of antioxidants that scavenge free radicals in the body. They are also nitrogen-fixing legumes; beans gather nitrogen from the air and load it into the soil to feed future crops.

Days to maturity are calculated from date of direct seeding.

Culture
• Beans are shallow rooted and can require up to 1/4 inch of water a day during hot weather
• Optimum soil pH is 5.5-6.5, mildly acidic
• Apply 1 cup of TSC's Complete fertilizer per 10 row feet, and 1 inch of compost
• Coat seed with inoculant to increase yields

Direct Sowing
• One ounce of seed plants 12-15 row feet, 1/2 pound for 100 row feet
• Grow Pole, Runner, and Yard Long beans on trellises

Insects & Diseases
Common insects: Mexican bean beetles and bean weevils
Insect control: Pyrethrin or Azatrol
Common diseases: See chart below
Disease prevention: Avoid wetting the foliage, remove plants at end of the year, 3-4 year crop rotation

Harvest & Storage
• Ready for harvest about 2 weeks after bloom
• Pick when pods are nearly full size and seeds are still small
• Harvest every 3-5 days to increase yields
• Store at 40-45°F and 95% relative humidity

KEY TO BEAN DISEASE RESISTANCE AND TOLERANCE
HR indicates high resistance.
IR indicates intermediate resistance.
A* | Anthracnose
BB | Bacterial Blight
BBS | Bacterial Brown Spot
BLS | Bacterial Leaf Spot
BMV | Bean Mosaic Virus
CTM | Curly Top Beet Mosaic Virus
DM | Downy Mildew
HB | Halo Blight
PM | Powdery Mildew
PMV | Pod Mottle Virus
R | Common Rust
* Numbers indicate specific disease race.