'Contender' is a Bean variety in the Phaseolus genus with a scientific name of Phaseolus vulgaris. 'Contender' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar. Contender grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Contender normally grows to a max height of 1.30 feet (40.0 cm metric).
Mexico is believed to be where Contender originates from.
Contender 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 'Contender'
Growing Contender from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Contender about 14 days after your last frost date.
Bean 'Contender' information
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