Beans Petite Filet, French Filet or Hericot Vert
A pencil thin gourmet green bean preferred by many cooks for their superior flavor. Deep green and tender 5-6 inch pods on sturdy bush type plants.
These beans will germinate best and be very prolific if you are patient and wait until the soil is warm before planting. Pick pods when young and often to encourage continued bean production. The flowers are also edible and can be added fresh to salads for a bean like flavor and gourmet presentation.
Planting time - Late Spring to Mid-Summer
Matures in - 55 days
Germinates in - 7 to 14 days
Sowing depth Ð 1 inch
Row spacing Ð 2 feet
Seed spacing Ð2 inches
Thinning - When plants are 2 to 3 inches tall, thin to 4 inches apart
Net weight 20 G (Estimated 120 seeds)
Bulk Bean seed available.
1300 Seeds/lb. Plant 1lb per 100ft row.
70-90lbs of Bean seed needed per acre.
Average Bean yield per acre - 172 bushels.