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Blue Lake 274 Bush Beans

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.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual.
  • Height 12 - 22 inches.
  • Germination 6 - 10 days.
  • Shade Required Full sun.

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  • Pkt.-2oz
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  • 2 lbs
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  • 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: 12 - 18 inches
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: 120 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: green foliage.
  • Fruit: Dark green pods with white seeds, stringless.
  • Days To Maturity: 58 days.
  • Form: Annual. Upright, no staking required.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained soil; pH 6.0-6.8.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: 2 oz. packet is approximately 150 seeds, 1/2 lb. is approximately 600 seeds and 2 lbs. is approximately 2400 seeds.
  • Size: 6 to 6 1/2 inch pod length.
  • Comments: The favored canning bean. Disease resistant to BCMV. Disease tolerant to NY15. Low in fiber. Slow seed development. Produces heavy crops over a long season.

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