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Bean 'Contender'

Phaseolus vulgaris 'Contender'

Bush bean, Common bean, Snap bean(Eng.)

Beans are one of the popular modern vegetable crops that came from the Americas, togetherwith Maise, Squash and Tomatoes! Contender beans is a tasty stringless bush bean. It is a heavy cropper with round-oval pods and a strong, distinctive flavor. It's an early bean that does well under short seasons and cool conditions, but it will thrive in hot weather too.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Summer, Spring
Fruiting time
Summer, Autumn

Harvesting

Start to harvest the beans pods 60 days after planting.

Propagation

Seed
Sow seeds in spring time, directly into the soil. Space them 20 cm apart and plant them about 5cm deep.

Special features

Crop rotation
Beans are nitrogen fixes and are thus used before heavy feeding plants.
Attracts useful insects
Attracts bees

Geography

Origin
America, Mexico
Natural climate
Mediteranean

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Tender

Uses

Personality

Family
Fabaceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
None

Problems

Susceptible to Anthracnose, bacterial blights, common bean mosaic, and rust.

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