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.
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.
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