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Bean Seeds - Pole - Blauhilde

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  • Seed Count: 20 Seeds
  • Maturity Date: Approximately 65-70 days from planting
  • Plant Type: Pole Bean
  • Bean Pod Color: Deep Purple
  • Growth Habit: Climbing vine, requires support
  • Soil Preference: Fertile, well-drained
  • Sun Exposure: Full sun
  • Usage: Ideal for fresh eating, steaming, and preserving

History: Blauhilde Beans, known for their striking deep purple pods, originate from Europe and have become a favored variety in gardens worldwide. Their unique color and delicious flavor have made them a popular choice among home gardeners and chefs alike. This heirloom variety has been preserved through generations, maintaining its distinctive characteristics and robust growth.

Uses: Blauhilde Beans are celebrated for their versatility in the kitchen. They can be enjoyed fresh off the vine, adding a crisp and colorful element to salads. When cooked, they turn green and are perfect for steaming or adding to a variety of dishes. These beans are also excellent for preserving, whether by canning or freezing, allowing you to enjoy their flavor year-round.

Growth Habit & Planting Instructions: Blauhilde Beans are a pole variety, meaning they grow as climbing vines and require support, such as a trellis or pole. Plant the seeds 1 inch deep in fertile, well-drained soil once the danger of frost has passed and the soil has warmed. Space seeds 4-6 inches apart along a row, with rows 24-36 inches apart. These beans thrive in full sun and need regular watering, especially as the pods begin to form. As they are a climbing variety, providing a structure for them to grow upon will ensure healthy growth and ease of harvest. Their unique purple pods are not only a visual treat but also make them easier to spot among the green foliage when it’s time to harvest.

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