Blue Lake 274 Bush Bean Seeds
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Blue Lake 274 Bush Bean Seeds

The classic—heavy-yielding, plump, and tender

Item # 05010-PK-P1
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Genus Phaseolus
Species vulgaris
Variety Blue Lake 274
Days To Maturity 55
Fruit Color Green
Habit Upright
Plant Height 16 in
Additional Characteristics Direct Sow, Easy Care Plants, Edible, Heirloom, Soil Builder
Foliage Color Dark Green
Harvest Season Early Summer, Late Summer, Mid Summer
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Disease Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Beds, Cuisine, Outdoor

Review Summary
(Based on 2 Reviews)

5 star rating
Overall Rating: 5.0 / 5.0


5 star rating
A tough but tender bean
Jeff from MI wrote on February 11, 2020

These poor beans had a lot going against them, a cool, excessively wet spring, poor waterlogged soil in my new garden space, and worst of all, a newbie bean farmer. They needed a second sowing to fill in some gaps because only about 1/2 germinated in the initial run, but by that point in the summer, the weather had evened out. The ones from the first planting and (later) the second took off and produced like mad after they matured.. Even with a small row I was able to get some nice tasty beans through the rest of summer.

5 star rating
Still the Best
Carol from ID wrote on September 18, 2019

Planted these later in the season (July 1), but they performed like champs. Germination was good, roughly 90%, and fast, within 7 days. Vigorous growth, with first bloom on 8/22. Withstood super hot summer (100+), and plants are bearing heavily. Freezing the excess, and sharing only with our favorite neighbors. ;-)

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