Bush Bean: Contender - Seeds & Bulbs

You won't find an earlier bean. Contender is tasty, and will tolerate hot temperatures and mildew. This highly productive, stringless bean is about 6" long, thick and slightly curved. Plants grow to between 12" and 20".

Days to Maturity: 40
When to Sow Outside: Spring, a week or two after last average frost date, and after nights are no longer cool.
When to Sow Inside: Sow directly outside
Seed Depth: 1"
Seed Spacing: 1" to 2"
Row Spacing: 3' to 4'
Days to Emerge: 10
Thinning: When 4" tall thin to 6" apart.

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