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Vegetable Description: Calvin Lamborn, a seed expert from Idaho, developed Kentucky Blue when he crossed Blue Lake and Kentucky Wonder pole beans. His project started as an attempt to gain a bean that would fulfill the Japanese market for straight green beans. He achieved his goal of a straight bean that inherits the best qualities of its heritage; this bean received an AAS award in 1991.
Vegetable Botanical Name: Phaseolus vulgaris
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Vegetable Duration: Annual
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 58
Vegetable Seeds Per Oz: 90
Vegetable Height: 72” to 96”
Vegetable Spacing: 36 in to 48 in
Vegetable Planting: Direct sow outside after danger of last frost. Plant in circular groups of 4-6 plants about 18” apart and 1“ below soil surface. Poles should be provided (teepee) around each group for the beans to climb on. Groups should be 3' to 4' apart.
Vegetable Seed Saving: Allow bean pods to dry on plant; then break them open to collect the large bean seeds. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.
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