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Bean 'Cannellini'    

Phaseolus vulgaris

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

'Cannellini' is a Bean variety in the Phaseolus genus with a scientific name of Phaseolus vulgaris. 'Cannellini' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Ghost white. The mature flowers are of a Single hose-in-hose form. Leaves appear approximately as a   Napier green colour. Cannellini grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Cannellini normally grows with a climbing habit with a max height of 2.15 feet (that's 66.0 cm metric).

Mexico is believed to be where Cannellini originates from.

Cannellini 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.

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

How to grow Cannellini

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Cannellini is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 5 - 13 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.5 and 6.8 as Cannellini likes to be in weakly acidic soil.

Growing Cannellini from seed

Sow 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 2.93 inches (7.5 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 16°C / 61°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Cannellini

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Cannellini is a tender plant.

Harvesting Cannellini

6-8" long.

Other Names for Bean 'Cannellini'

Cannelone, White Kidney Bean