Contender

SKU: 4043

$2.50

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Introduced in 1949, Contender (Buff) is a superb bush bean with huge yields on small plants. Earlier than most heirloom beans and perfect for market. (60 days)

Each packet contains approximately 40 seeds.

Planting Instructions:
Sow beans 1 to 2 inches deep, in full sun, when danger of frost is past. Soaking seeds 1 to 2 hours before planting will speed germination. Beans will rot if soil is too cold or very damp. Sow bush-types 6 to 12 inches apart in beds, pole-types 6 inches apart in rows. Provide support for poll-types.

Harvest for snaps when pods are good sized; keep snaps well picked, as production slows as seed matures. All varieties of strings will develop in over-mature pods. For dry beans leave pods on plants until dry, or pick when leathery and dry indoors.

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