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Vegetable Description: First appearing in the late 1800s, Kentucky Wonder Pole beans are descended from an old variety of pole bean called Texas Pole. When first introduced, Kentucky Wonder had the name of Old Homestead. In 1877, James J. H. Gregory & Sons made it available in their catalog. It immediately became widely popular for its flat, stringless pods that could be eaten fresh or dried for soup beans.
Vegetable Botanical Name: Phaseolus vulgaris
Other Common Names: Kentucky Wonder
Vegetable Duration: Annual
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 67
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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