Seed Swaps

French Bean 'Velour' Seeds    

Velour is a bush-habit plant, very heavy-bearing over a long season. The plant itself is compact, yet it sets plenty of scrumptious beans. As you might expect, picking the beans promptly is the guarantee of the freshest, most tender pods. Steam or saut? them lightly, or even freeze them for later use. They stand up well to storage!

Velour is absolutely stringless. The plant is resistant to CBM virus and halo blight, and grows vigorously from direct-sowing in spring when the soil has warmed. Be sure to plow the plant under the soil once the harvest has finished; as a legume, it is a valuable source of nutrition for your soil. You simply can’t go wrong with this exciting new French Bean!

Genus Phaseolus
Species vulgaris
Variety Velour
Days To Maturity 55
Fruit Color Purple
Habit Upright
Fruit Length 5 in – 6 in
Fruit Diameter 0.3 in
Additional Characteristics Direct Sow, Easy Care Plants, Edible, Soil Builder
Foliage Color Medium Green
Harvest Season Early Fall, Early Summer, Late Summer, Mid Summer
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Dry, Moist, well-drained
Resistance Common Bean Mosaic, Halo Blight
Soil Tolerance Clay, Normal, loamy, Poor, Sandy

From a swap with BloominGranny

Quantity: 1

Plant Bean Phaseolus vulgaris 9653
Variety Velour 32


Linked Plantings & Stash Items

Name Garden Gardener Location Planted Archived


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