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Bean 'Blue Lake 274'

Phaseolus vulgaris

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Blue Lake 274 is a variety of Bean which is a member of the Phaseolus family. Its botanical name is Phaseolus vulgaris 'Blue Lake 274'. Blue Lake 274 grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Blue Lake 274 normally grows to a max height of 1.30 feet (40.0 cm metric).

Blue Lake 274 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.

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How to grow Blue Lake 274

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Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Blue Lake 274 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. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 5 - 13 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Blue Lake 274 needs a soil ph of 6.0 to 6.8 (weakly acidic soil).

Growing Blue Lake 274 from seed

Sow 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 3.96 inches (10.16 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 16°C / 61°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Blue Lake 274 about 14 days after your last frost date.

Transplanting Blue Lake 274

Blue Lake 274 is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Blue Lake 274

Bean Blue Lake 274 Etymology

The species name vulgaris is from the Latin vulgus (“the multitude, the masses”) +‎ -āris, and means “common”, “usual”, or “commonly known” 1.

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