Heritage Beans ? Bountiful
Previously known as Green Bush Bean #1 the name "Bountiful" was chosen in a contest in 1897. First prize was $25.00 (a considerable amount at the time).
This popular green bean produces abundant yields of excellent quality, stringless pods 6-7 inches long an bush plants that grow 16" tall. For highest quality and yield, pick pods when young (4-5 inches long).
Beans prefer warm, dry soil so it is best to wait and plant in Late Spring. Plant seeds 1-2 inches apart in rows 2 1/2 to 3 feet apart. Cover seed with 1 inch of soil, well pressed down.
Germinates in 6-10 days depending on soil and temperature conditions.
For continuous crop plant every 2-3 weeks until mid-summer.
Matures in 50 days.
Net weight 22 G (Estimated 65 seeds)
Bulk Heirloom Bean seed available.
1300 Seeds/lb. Plant 1lb per 100ft row.
70-90lbs of Heirloom Bean seed needed per acre.
Average Heirloom Bean yield per acre - 172 bushels.