'Italian Rose' is a Bean variety in the Phaseolus genus with a scientific name of Phaseolus vulgaris. Italian Rose grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Italian Rose normally grows to a max height of 1.30 feet (40.0 cm metric).
Mexico is believed to be where Italian Rose originates from.
Italian Rose 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.
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How to grow Italian Rose
Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Italian Rose 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 6.0 and 6.8 as Italian Rose likes to be in weakly acidic soil.
Growing Italian Rose from seed
Sow 1.95 inches
(5.0 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 3.9 inches
(10.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 16°C / 61°F
to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Italian Rose about 14 days after your last frost date.
Transplanting Italian Rose
Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Italian Rose is a tender plant.
Harvesting Italian Rose