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Bean Seeds (Bush) - Contender

Bean Seeds (Bush) - Contender

Size Price Savings Quantity
1 Ounce $4.50
1/4 Pound $12.99 28% Savings
1 Pound $39.99 45% Savings
5 Pounds $99.99 ($1.24/ounce) 72% Savings
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  • Very tender bush bean that has excellent flavor and is very reliable
  • Stringless variety
  • Earliest Blooming
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 5 to 6 beans per pod, 6 inches long
Growth Habit Bush, Compact, Upright

Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Soil Improvement
Growing Conditions Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Canning, Freezing

About Bean Seeds (Bush) - Contender

Phaseolus vulgaris

Seed Type Heirloom Seed, Open Pollinated Seed
Plant Type Determinate, Snap Bean, Stringless

The earliest-blooming of the bush - or snap - beans, Contender is a stringless favorite. Produces a classic curved bush bean about 6 inches in length.

Planting Information

Planting Bean Seeds (Bush) - Contender

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1 inch
Plant Height 16 to 18 inches
Plant Spacing 4 to 6 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Days to Maturity 55 days
View our Bean Planting Guide to learn more.

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