Bean - Gold Rush Wax

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BB23017A (25.0 g 120-130 seeds)

Approximately 3-4 seeds per gram.
Phaseolus vulgaris
Lot# BB23017
Gold Rush produces early yellow wax beans that are 12-15 cm (5-6”) long.They are slender straight yellow pods that hang in clusters on strong compact dark green bushy plants.  Average plant height 42-54 cm (18-21") with a spread that is 38-51 cm (15-18”) wide. A popular main crop bean for a good reason. They are easy to grow, easy to harvest, and easy to see among the green foliage.  Very good flavour and texture.  Good storage, and fine freezing potential. These beans are tender and stringless.  Displays a good resistance to bean mosaic virus.


Growing Instructions:


Beans Direct sow seeds after the last frost, when soil temperatures have reached at least 16°C (60°F). Select a location that receives full sun. Sow seeds 2.5-5cm (1-2”) deep, spaced 8-15cm (3-6”) apart in rows spaced 45-75cm (18-30”) apart. Keep soil evenly moist to promote germination. Seeds should sprout in 7-10 days. Thin seedlings to 15-20cm (6-8”) apart when they are 5-10cm (2-4”) tall. Bush beans prefer well-drained soil that is fertile and has a pH between 6.0 and 7.5. Fertilize with a balanced fertilizer before planting and again after the first flowers appear. Bush beans can be harvested as snap beans when the pods are still tender and young. Harvest regularly to encourage more production. Bush beans typically reach maturity in 50-60 days.

Soil Conditions: Well-drained soil that is fertile. Soil pH: 6.0-7.5 Planting Depth: Sow seeds 2.5-5cm (1-2”) deep. Germination: 7-10 days. Height at Maturity: 30-60cm (12-24”) tall. Days to Maturity: 50-60 days. Watering: Keep soil evenly moist. Sun/Shade: Full sun. Spacing after Thinning: Thin seedlings to 15-20cm (6-8”) apart.