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Beans, Bush, Yellow Pencil

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Delicious old heirloom variety of yellow wax bean with string-less pods and black seeds. Also known as Pencil Pod Yellow or Pencil Pod Black (after the seeds).  

Good producer. Harvest when around 6" long. Excellent for freezing or canning!

Plant every 1-2 weeks. US seed. Approx. 1100 seeds/lb. Approx. 60 days.

Cultural data: field planting
Growing season: warm season, but flowering suffers when above 90ºF. 
Days to maturity: 45-60 days
Germination relative to soil temperature: optimum 75ºF. Range from 65-
Cultural information: sow after frost danger has passed.
2" apart, 1" deep. Rows 20-24" apart. Sow every  1-2 weeks for a continuous crop. Pick continuously to ensure new pod development.
Seed count: 1,100 seeds/lb.
Projected seed usage: 1-2 lb./ 100 ft. double rows.
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.