Neckargold, organic seeds

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Information

Is a pole golden wax pod of long, straight, round, tender, deeply yellow pods of the best quality and flavour. They grow 23-25 cm long and are ready to be picked at the same time as the medium late sorts. Neckargold with its white flowers is a close yellow relative of Neckarkönigin and is just as it, resistant to mosaicvirus. The seeds are white. A portion contains about 50 seeds.


 

Product number:8575
Scientific name:Phaseolus vulgaris
Botanic family:The Bean Family - Fabaceae
Organic:Yes
Days to maturity:65
Lifespan:Annual
F1 Hybrid:No
New variety:No
Germination time:5-15 dagar
Heirloom variety:No

Cultivation advice

Sowing

One cannot sow too early, for if the seeds are to germinate and not rot, the soil must be warmed up to at least 12oC, preferably 16oC for un-disinfected seeds. Sow the beans 3-5 cm deep!

Spacing

Keep 10-15 cm between the plants and 30-50 cm between the rows! The rows can be closer together in beds, but be careful. Beans should grow in an airy manner. If the climate is damp it is better to choose a wider distance between the plants and the rows. The Bean spot disease, a common fungal disease, can easily hit the plants, especially if they grow to close together.

Harvest

Pick off the pods often! Do not wait until they are too big, for then they grow more or less fibrous and get tough. The bean plant produces more pods as long as the old ones are picked. The beans can be frozen after parboiling or dried. Preservation is an old reliable method of keeping fresh beans and souring is too.  

Seed

2-4 seeds/g. 1 portion contains about 50 seeds and sows 5-7 meters. 400-600 g is needed for 100 meters and 7-13 kg for 1000 m2.