Common bean growing herbaceous of the genus Phaseolus also known as Garden bean or Phaseolus vulgaris, Common bean annual plant, can grow shrub or climber, can grow in tropic, subtropical, mediterranean, temperate or desert climate and growing in hardiness zone 2+.
Flower color purple or white cream flowers with butterfly shape grow in inflorescence
Common bean pods
Pods edible when young color green or yellow, the bean is can multicolored can include the colors: purple, brown, white, black, brown and more, color also can be just one color and the color can be: purple, brown, white, black, brown or yellow
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Requirements for Common bean growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, mites, beetles
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
Shrubs 30-80 cm (12-32 inches), vine 2-3 m (80-120 inches)
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Purple or white cream flowers with butterfly shape grow in inflorescence
Pollination is done by:
Edible seeds and pods
Seeds or pods harvest season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Seeds pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Common bean seeds or pods?
Pods when young: cooked, stew. Beans: cooked, stews
Work requirements on the Seeds:
For the beans it’s to pick them before it start to fall
How long does it take to bear Seeds?
Start to bear pods after 60 days for pods, and for dry beans 90 days