Bush Beans

Speedy Bean

Speedy Bean


50 days. Outpacing most other green beans in our trials, Speedy showed incredibly high productivity early in the season with light green, straight pods that load up the bush-type plants. The beans are tasty, well filled-out, round, and virtually stringless. Speedy's super efficient maturity, rich flavor, and high yields make it an exceptional variety. White seeds. A, BMV, HB.

   Open Pollinated
Approximately 135 seeds per ounce.
  • BN044/S
  • 1 oz
  • $2.95

  • BN044/P
  • 2 oz
  • $4.55

  • BN044/B
  • 1/2 lb
  • $9.95

  • BN044/F
  • 2 1/2 lbs
  • $36.75
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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"4"2-4"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.

• 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, bean weevils, cucumber beetles, spider mites
Insect control: Pyrethrin
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

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.
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Jul 22, 2019  |  By Laurie Bratten
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In my short, cool season location I had high hopes for these beans. I attempted sowing these 3 different times with 3 different methods, and very few of them sprouted. Because of this I won't have a bean crop this year.
Aug 11, 2016  |  By Barb
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Best beans we've grown; tender and flavorful at all stages and prolific! First time ever I was able to can our family's fill of Dilly Beans. Went back to an old favorite this year, and they are a disappointment after 'Speedy'.