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Bean 'Good Mother Stallard'

Phaseolus vulgaris

  • 9 plantings
  • 1 available for swap
  • 2 wanted
  • 16 stashed

Good Mother Stallard is a variety of Bean which is a member of the Phaseolus family. Its botanical name is Phaseolus vulgaris 'Good Mother Stallard'. 'Good Mother Stallard' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar.

Pole variety, ready in 85-90 days, dry bean used for baked beans, soups, etc., and as a shell bean.

This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual/Perennial, which is defined as a plant that can matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of one year or more. Good Mother Stallard normally grows to a max height of 1.30 feet (40.0 cm metric).

Good Mother Stallard Bean is normally fairly low maintenance and 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Good Mother Stallard have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Good Mother Stallard

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Pole variety – provide support.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Good Mother Stallard is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Good Mother Stallard are Zone 5 and Zone 13. Good Mother Stallard needs a soil ph of 6.0 to 6.8 (weakly acidic soil).

Growing Good Mother Stallard from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 3.9 inches (10.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 1.95 inches (5.0 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 16°C / 61°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Good Mother Stallard about 14 days after your last frost date.

Transplanting Good Mother Stallard

Good Mother Stallard is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Good Mother Stallard