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Kentucky Wonder Pole Beans
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Kentucky Wonder Pole Beans

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Grandmas Favorite Fresh Bean

Old-fashioned variety, long on flavor vigorous, rust resistant and successful in all parts of the country. Enormous yields of straight and smooth 8- to 9-in. pods. A good all-around pick for processing. 67 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: 5 - 7 feet.
Shade Requirement: Full sun.
Germination: 6 - 10 days.

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Kentucky Wonder Pole Beans Product Details

Botanical Name: Phaseolus vulgaris 'Kentucky Wonder'; Family: Fabaceae/Leguminosae (Bean Family).

Height: 5 - 7 feet.

Spacing: Plant 1 inch deep and 4 inches apart in rows 30 inches apart.

Depth: 1 - 1.5 inches.

Spread: Vine.

Sun/Shade: Full sun.

Yield: 150 pounds per 100 foot row.

Fruit: Flat, oval, medium-green pods in clusters with brown and buff colored seeds.

Days To Maturity: 67 days.

Form: Climbing, must be staked.

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.

Size: 8 - 9 inch pods.

Comments: Rust resistant. Climbs freely. Distinctive flavor. Good firmness, straight and smooth. Oldest and most widely used. Extends the bean season. Bears until frost if picked regularly. Also refer to pole bean culture.


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2011-12-02
Really strong plants
Reviewed By: Mrst (Fort Smith, Arkansas)
It was too cold for these to get going when they should have. Then it was blazing hot. I had lots of leaves and kept watering. Finally I gave up watering and just left the plants on the poles. In November we had beans!! I will start them indoors this year so they can get going before it is too hot.


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2011-06-07
Best Beans
Reviewed By: Alex (Madison, Missouri)
These beans are the best, some are stringy yes but cooked up we have so many compliments that they are the best beans ever eaten , , grow these every year, can them and eat them fresh. We also dry some of the pods out and have seeds for next year,, always plentiful harvest


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2010-02-17
My favorite for flavor
Reviewed By: Mary D Thorpe (Van Etten, NY)
I love the flavor of Kentucky Wonder best of all the green beans, but have found variablity among varities offered by different seed companies. A hint for getting your beans off to a good start in the spring, when the weather can turn cold on you: start the seeds germinating between damp paper towels indoors in a warm spot. When you see the beans swell and the little roots start to poke out from between the cotyledons, then plant them and they will take right off without rotting in the soil. I save plastic take out containers for little mini-seed starter cases, labeled on tape on the outside.


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2010-01-15
stringy
Reviewed By: Susan (Wilton, Maine)
I grew both the green and yellow pole beans last year and will not grow this kind again. If you like strings then this is the one to get. The flavor is fine and they canned up ok.


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2009-02-23
Bad Luck
Reviewed By: Lisa (Two Harbors, Minnesota)
I have grown beans for many years now, normally bush beans, I thought I would try pole beans once, I'm very sorry I did, I live in zone 4 and I couldn't get these beans to take off for nothing, I normally have more beans then I know what to do with, I think for the 20 seeds I planted I ended up with maybe 2 dozen beans, I will be going back to the push beans.


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2008-09-27
100 pounds
Reviewed By: K. Smith (Hayden, Idaho)
I planted seeds that were a year old because my daughter didn't use all of them the year before. I had great germination by planting indoors early, planted a 50' row. With a short growing season in the Pacific Northwest, I still got over 100 pounds of beans. They are best when picked young, and need to be stringed before cooking or canning. They are delicious!


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2008-01-10
Great producer
Reviewed By: Jennifer (Peculiar, MO)
First summer I have planted pole bean and these are great beans! They were a summer long producer and the quality of the beans were great. Yes, they were stringy, but if you string the beans when snapping them, it's not a big deal. They froze excellent and remained crisp and tasty even after 4+ months of being in the freezer.


Kentucky Wonder Pole Beans - Pkt
  • 14199
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 2 oz.
  • $2.99
Kentucky Wonder Pole Beans - 1/2 lb.
  • 14200
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1/2 lb.
  • $8.99


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