Fortex is a popular variety of Bean, which belongs to the Phaseolus genus (Phaseolus vulgaris 'Fortex'). 'Fortex' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. Fortex grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Fortex normally grows to a max height of 8.94 feet (2.75 metres metric).
Mexico is believed to be where Fortex originates from.
Fortex Bean is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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How to grow Bean 'Fortex'
Growing Fortex from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Fortex about 14 days after your last frost date.
Bean 'Fortex' information
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