Climbing Bean: Blue Lake

Phaseolus vulgaris
40 seeds/pkt
  • Climbing
  • Green string-less pods to 15cm
  • Heavy bearing

$3.25 inc GST

$3.25 inc GST

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Product Description
Planting Guide

Product Description

A superb variety that grows tall and produces round string-less pods of delicious climbing beans. Well known for its flavour and heavy cropping; it is one of the most popular bean varieties. Hardy annual. Ideal for deep freezing and packed with delicious flavour!

Blue lake is a vigorous climbing variety of French bean that can grow up to 2.5m tall, it requires a sturdy well-built trellis to support its vines and make harvesting easier. Pinch out the main growing tip once the vines have reached their desired height to force them to concentrate on producing flowers and side shoots.

Planting Guide

Method: Direct
Planting Depth: 20mm
Germination: 7 to 14 days at 18 to 26C
Life Cycle: Frost tender annual
Plant Height: Climbing
Row Spacing: 50cm
Plant Spacing: 10cm
Position: Full sun
Days to maturity/flowering: 65 to 75 days
Other: Plants do best with a medium to climb on; trellis or garden stake are popular solutions. Pick regularly to prolong flowering