This "Blue Lake" type medium dark-green bean is a perfect replacement for True Blue. Best when picked 5" to 5½" long. Outstanding quality for the fresh market, this is another delicious, "melt in the mouth" bean. Approx. 1500 seeds/lb. Approx. 54 days.Cultural data: field planting
Growing season: warm season
Days to maturity: 45-60 days
Germination relative to soil temperature: optimum 75ºF. Range from 60-80ºF.
Cultural information: sow after frost danger has passed.
2" apart, 1" deep. Rows 25" apart. Sow every 2½ weeks for a continuous crop. Pick continuously to ensure new pod development.
Seed count: 1,400 seeds/lb.
Projected seed usage: 1-2 lb./ 100 ft. rows. 60-100 lb./acre.
Diseases and pests: Anthracnose, Rust, Mexican bean beetles, Nematodes. Rotate your crop and follow proper cultural practices. Harvesting: Pick bean pods continuously to promote new pod set.