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Bean 'Blauhilde'

Phaseolus vulgaris

  • 6 plantings
  • 2 available for swap
  • 3 wanted
  • 9 stashed

Blauhilde is a variety of Bean which is a member of the Phaseolus family. Its botanical name is Phaseolus vulgaris 'Blauhilde'. This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Blauhilde normally grows to a max height of 1.30 feet (40.0 cm metric).

Blauhilde 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 Blauhilde have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Blauhilde

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Blauhilde 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. USDA Hardiness Zone 5 to 13 are typically the USDA Hardiness Zones that are appropriate for this plant (although this can vary based on your microclimate). Blauhilde needs a soil ph of 6.0 to 6.8 (weakly acidic soil).

Growing Blauhilde from seed

Sow 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 3.9 inches (10.0 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 16°C / 61°F.

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

Transplanting Blauhilde

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

Harvesting Blauhilde