Can You Plant Pole Beans & Bush Beans Side by Side?

Pole beans and bush beans can be planted side by side, they usually will not cross-pollinate. Cross-pollination is only a problem if you save seed for future use. Purchasing new seed each year prevents seed-borne diseases.

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