The information on this page applies to seedlings sold by LEAF Nursery during our 2021 Seedling Sale.
Phaseolus vulgaris. Great for small areas in the garden or for growing in patio containers. 'Pencil Pod' is an heirloom variety popular with gardeners since it was introduced in 1900. The “slim as a pencil” curved yellow pods are 6" long, stringless, and tender. Unlike green beans, these black-seeded, yellow, was snap beans are easy to see among the foliage. Grow in the ground or in containers. Disease resistant to bean common mosaic virus and rust.
|Container Friendly||Trellis Needed||Easy to Grow||Pollinator Friendly|
When to Plant Your Seedling
|Full Sun||65°F, ideally 70°–85°F||The soil needs to be rich in organic matter, well drained, loose, and warm||Evenly moist but not soggy. Water soil not foliage to reduce chance of fungal disease|
|Plant Spacing||Plant Size||Days to Maturity|
|4"||60 days from seed|
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