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Kentucky Wonder Pole Bean
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Kentucky Wonder Pole Bean

Grandma's 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.
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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.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: 150 pounds per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Flat, oval, medium-green pods in clusters with brown and buff colored seeds.
  • Days To Maturity: 67 days.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 6 - 10 days.
  • Form: Annual. Climbing, must be staked.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained soil; pH 6.0 - 6.8.
  • Growth Rate: Medium to fast growth rate.
  • 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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