Bean Growing Guide

All you need to know to grow successfully!

Plant Family:
Fabacaea
Plant Type:
Annual
Typical Season:
Warm season
Typical Zones Grown In:
3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Growing Difficulty:
Easy

Planting Guidelines

The following are general guides to follow. However, nothing is set in stone. Feel free to experiment!

How to Start:
Direct Sow
When to Direct Sow:
May,June,July
When to Start Indoors:
Sprouting Time:
8-16 days
Soil Temperature (C):
21-32
Depth:
2-5cm
Spacing (cm):
8cm
Row Spacing (cm):
45-60cm
Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Maturity Time:
52-60 days
When To Harvest:
June,July,August,September
How to Harvest:
Havest pods before beans swell inside, when pods are still tender

Health Benefits

Growing your own food is one of the best things you can do for your health. Let’s check out some of the health benefits!

Is It Edible?
Yes
Edible Parts:
Pods and seeds
Potential Health Benefits:
Protein,Weight Loss,Heart Health,Fights Diabetes

Tips to Growing Organically

Growing without the use of pesticides and herbicides is easier than you may think and it’s better for the environment!

Companion Plants:
Beet,Cauliflower,Broccoli,Kale,Collards,Brussel Sprouts,Carrot,Celery,Swiss Chard,Corn,Cucumber,Eggplant,Pea,Potato,Radish,Strawberry
What Plants to Avoid:
Chive,Garlic,Leek,Onion
Common Pests:
Aphids & Spider Mites
Common Disease:
Bonus Grow Tips:
Allow beans to dry inside the pods and shell, dry and store for later use

Still Have Questions? Chat With a Pro!

The Limitless Growth Marketplate connects you with local organic growers who can help via zoom or in person!

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