Blue Lake FM1K - #235U
(OP) HEIRLOOM. 63 days. Prolific climber to 5 ½-6’H. Produces 6”L stringless, dark green, round, straight, smooth pods that set from base to the top of the vine. Stay sweet and crispy even at maturity! Yield until frost. Good flavor as a snap or shell bean. White seed. Canning, Dried, Freezing, Fresh Markets, Home Gardens. Resistant: Bean Common Mosaic Virus. About 1,500-2,000 seeds/lb
Companions: Beet (to bush beans only), cabbage family, carrot, celery, chard, corn, cucumber, eggplant, pea, potatoes, radish, strawberry.
Allies: Marigold deters Mexican bean beetles. Nasturtium and rosemary deter bean beetles. Summer savory deters bean beetles, improves growth and flavor.
Enemies: Garlic, onion and shallot stunt the growth of beans.
* Nitrogen-fixer in the soil - chop up plant and work it back into the soil.