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Volunteer White Half-Runner

Stays tender in hot season.

Pole-type bean, but vines are half as long, so a support is not required. Holds tenderness in challenging weather of late summer. Stringless; resistant to rust and Bean Mosaic Virus. 60 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.
  • 03171
  • Pkt.
  • $2.99
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Product Details

  • 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.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Stringless 4 inch pods. White seeded, near round , light-green pods.
  • Days To Maturity: 60 days.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual
  • Germination: 6 - 10 days.
  • Form: Pole-type bean, but vines are half as long, so a support is not required.
  • Flower Form: Small white flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained soil; pH 6.0-6.8.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to fast growth rate.
  • Seed Count: 2 oz. packet is approximately 150 seeds, 1/2 lb. is approximately 600 seeds.
  • Comments: The Southern States Volunteer Half Runner Pole Bean is a superior, rust-resistant strain of the White House Half Runner Bean initially selected by the researchers at the University of Tennessee.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A-4A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
4B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
8A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
9A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
10A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
Last Order Date 6/14/2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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