United States Edition

macchick's Bean 'Contender' Seeds x 100

Plant: Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) | Variety: Early Contender

Round to oval pods 6 to 8 inches long are tender and stringless. Very tolerant of hot temperatures and mildew tolerant as well. The crop matures over a short period of time, so you can complete your canning or freezing quickly. Buff mottled seed.

Seeds Data

Bean (8923)
Early Contender (34)


macchick's Bean 'Contender' Seeds Care Instructions

Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 3.9 inches (10.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.99 inches (2.54 cm) if planning to sow direct.

Ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant - Bean 'Early Contender' is known for growing to a height of approximately 40.0 cm (that's 1.30 feet in imperial).

Remember to water moderately.

Ensure your soil has a ph of between 6.0 and 6.8 as Bean 'Early Contender' is a acidic soil loving plant.

More information about Bean 'Contender' Seeds is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Bean 'Contender' Seeds Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

Seed Starting Schedule

  • Sow Indoor
  • Transplant
  • Harvest
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SOW FROM 20 May 15 (17 days away)*

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