Pole Beans

Seychelles Bean

Seychelles Bean


55-65 days. One of the earliest, tastiest and productive pole beans we've grown. Seychelles starts out early and strong. It yields heavy crops of slender, tender beans which begin to set as soon as some of the fastest bush-type beans. Best enjoyed at about 4 inches long, these light green beans are crunchy and delicious even at 5-6 inches. Continuing to produce through a long harvest season, these powerful, healthy plants reach 7-9 feet tall. Light green seeds. BMV.

   Open Pollinated
Approximately 110 seeds per ounce.
  • BN090/S
  • 1 oz
  • $2.75

  • BN090/P
  • 2 oz
  • $4.45

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  • 1/2 lb
  • $8.95

  • BN090/F
  • 2 1/2 lbs
  • $28.85

  • BN090/G
  • 5 lbs
  • $51.65

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  • 50 lbs Organic
  • $60.50

  • BN090/I
  • 25 lbs
  • $216.25

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  • 50 lbs Organic
  • $265.00

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  • 50 lbs
  • $392.50

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  • 50 lbs Organic
  • $487.50
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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"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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great beans!
Sep 18, 2018  |  By Helen B
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Even after the deer got into the garden and ate many of the bean leaves, these kept producing long straight stringless flavorful beans. Very productive. Will grow again!