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Beans - Gold Rush (Seeds)

Beans - Gold Rush (Seeds)

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  • GMO Free
  • Heirloom


Early yellow wax bean with long, straight, 6" pods that hang in clusters on prolific, compact plants. Beans are crisp with great flavour. Easy to grow and harvest as pods standout against the rich green foliage. Excellent fresh or for freezing. Moderate disease tolerance. White seed.

How to Grow

Beans tolerate a wide range of soil types. Their best growth is in light, organic, well drained soil with a pH of about 6.5. Beans have a distinct dislike for cold, wet soils, so sow seed only after the soil has warmed to at least 16 degrees Celsius. Sow 1" deep and 3" apart in rows spaced 18-28" apart. To ensure a continuous harvest, sow bush-type varieties every 10 days until Mid-July. Keep beans evenly watered, particularly when the plants are in flower and when production of the pods start. Avoid the use of high nitrogen fertilizer. Nitrogen promotes excessive foliage. Avoid disturbing beans when leaves are damp to reduce the incidence of disease.