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Blue Lake 274 Bush Beans
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Blue Lake 274 Bush Beans

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A Longtime Flavor Favorite

Firm texture and rich color of "the good old days." Seeds develop slowly, so the 6- to 6 1/2-in.pods stay smooth. Matures its large crop early and all at once. 58 DAYS.

Seed counts: A 2-oz. packet of snap bean seeds (bush and pole) contains about 150 seeds and sows a 25-ft. row. A 2-oz. packet of lima bean seeds (bush and pole) contains about 50 seeds and sows a 15-ft row.

Zones: 3 - 9 annual.
Height: 12 - 22 inches.
Shade Requirement: Full sun.
Germination: 6 - 10 days.

Blue Lake 274 Bush Beans - Pkt.
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Blue Lake 274 Bush Beans - 1/2 lb.
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Blue Lake 274 Bush Beans Product Details

Botanical Name: Phaseolus vulgaris 'Blue Lake 274'; Family: Fabaceae/Leguminosae (Bean Family).

Height: 12 - 22 inches.

Spacing: Sow 1 inch apart, thin plants to 2 - 3 inches apart, 24 - 36 inches between rows.

Depth: 1 - 1.5 inches.

Spread: Vine

Sun/Shade: Full sun.

Yield: 120 lbs. per 100 foot row.

Fruit: Dark green pods with white seeds and stringless.

Days To Maturity: 58 days.

Form: Upright, no staking required.

Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained soil; pH 6.0-6.8.

Seed Count: 2 oz. packet is approximately 150 seeds, 1/2 lb. is approximately 600 seeds and 2 lbs. is approximately 2400 seeds.

Size: 5" - 6" inch pod length.

Comments: No staking needed. May inoculate with a nitrogen fixing bacteria prior to sowing for better yields. Sow after the last Spring frost. Plant successively every 2 weeks until 2 months before frost for a continuous crop. Shallow cultivation. Fertilize when 6 - 8 inches tall and just before bloom. Keep well-watered. Bush matures faster than pole varieties but pole varieties are more productive. Do not work when foliage is wet. Harvest prior to maturity when beans are succulent. Keep beans picked or plants will stop producing. Disease resistant to BCMV and tolerates NY 15. Low in fiber, slow seed development. Blue Lake flavor and vigor. Does not need staking.


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2012-02-25
Delicious
Reviewed By: Consumer (Albion, Indiana)
Delicious beans! Easy growers and easy to maintain.


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2010-08-29
Best Beans Ever!!!
Reviewed By: Diana (Big Lake, MN)
These are the best green beans I have ever grown! They freeze well and are excellent fresh from the garden. Even my husband who doesn't particularily like fresh green beans couldn't get enough of them! I will definately be growing these in years to come!


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2010-02-22
Blue Lake Bush Bean
Reviewed By: Carrie (Alton, Mo)
My personal favorite! But it was handed down to me within my family! Cans very nice and cooked fresh is wonderful also! I like to pick them while small/medium and tender! YUM!


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2008-08-15
Kids ate 'em fresh
Reviewed By: Heike (Little Falls, MN)
My only regret is not planting more of this variety, as it was sweeter than the other variety I planted. So sweet, in fact, that my young children ate them fresh as I snapped off the ends. Next year, I plan to double what I plant of Blue Lake.


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2008-02-25
Delicious
Reviewed By: Jeri Waughtel (Cuba, Illinois)
I planted this bean in 2007. They are wonderful cooked fresh or canned. I prefer to pick them young and tender. I was very pleased with this green bean.


Blue Lake 274 Bush Beans - Pkt.
  • 14137
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 2 oz.
  • $2.99
Blue Lake 274 Bush Beans - 1/2 lb.
  • 14138
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1/2 lb.
  • $8.99
Blue Lake 274 Bush Beans
  • 14139
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 2 lbs.
  • $24.99


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