1st planting on May 29.
2nd planting on June 27 between watermelons & sheet mulch.
HazelJ's Bean, Bush 'Contender' Care Instructions
Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 3.9 inches (10.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) if planning to sow direct.
Bean 'Contender' normally tends to reach to a mature height of 40.0 cm [imperial: 1.30 feet] so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Your garden has full sun light, which is a great match for Bean 'Contender'.
Your garden has full sun, which is a great match for Bean 'Contender'.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (4a) is not within the ideal known range for Bean 'Contender'. The recommended range is between Zone 5 and 13. You may have to reassess this planting for suitability in your garden.
A soil ph of between 6.0 and 6.8 is ideal for Bean 'Contender' as it does best in acidic soil so test your soil acidity often.
More information about Bean, Bush 'Contender' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Bean, Bush 'Contender' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.