Does a Long Bean Plant Have a Creeping Stem?

Bean varieties fall into one of two categories--the compact bush variety and the pole bean, a creeping-stem variety that needs support to grow. Pole beans generally produce a larger yield of vegetables and take up less space in the garden.

Keywords: pole bean, vegetable gardening, trellis gardening

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Bobbi Keffer attended Kent State University, studying education but soon found her true love to be in the garden. She prides herself on her frugal skills, re-using, recycling, and re-inventing her whimsical style in her home and garden.