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Derby Bush Beans

Produces Nonstop All Season


Hats off to Derby! It sets big crops of long, string less pods that are tender, flavorful and up to 7 in. long. Upright plants are easy to harvest; beans slip easily from stems. Displays good resistance to bean mosaic virus. 57 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 15-20 inches
  • Germination 6-10 days
  • Shade Required full sun

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  • Botanical Name: Phaseolus vulgaris 'Derby'; Family: Fabaceae/Leguminosae (Bean Family)
  • Height: 15-20 inches
  • Spacing: sow 1 inch apart, thin plants to 2-3 inches apart, 24-36 inches between rows
  • Depth: 1-1.5 inches
  • Spread: 15-18 inches
  • Sun/Shade: full sun
  • Yield: 120 lbs/ 100ft row
  • Foliage: green
  • Fruit: Stringless, round straight, medium green, white seeded pods
  • Days To Maturity: 57
  • Form: strong upright
  • Soil Requirements: rich, well drained. pH 6.0-6.8
  • Seed Count: 2 oz. pkt is about 150 seeds, 1/2 lb. is about 600 seeds and 2 lbs. is about 2400 seeds.
  • Size: 7 inches long, 3/8 in in diameter
  • Comments: Slow seed development. Seeds mature slowly in the pod, so you can wait on harvesting pods for a while. Resists BCMV and tolerates powdery mildew. No staking needed

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