Mckenzie Seed – Bean Contender (Bush)

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Mckenzie Seed – Bean Contender (Bush)


Contender Beans are a definite prizewinner. A short season variety ideal for cooler climates, this bush type bean produces abundant quantities of stringless pods. These beans taste best when pods are picked at 12.5-15 cm (5-6”).

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Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Distinctive meat bean flavor

Preparation Ideas: Rinse beans in water. Drain and remove cut off ends. Heat olive oil, and garlic in frying pan. Add beans and if desired, season with salt, pepper, garlic salt or garlic powder. Stir mixture constantly and sautee for approximately 5 minutes or until beans are fork tender. Serve immediately.

Days to Germination: 6 to 14 days

Days to Maturity: 55 days

Planting Depth: 2.5 cm (1″)

Growing Height: 60 cm (24″)

Instructions: Sow seeds when the soil is warm and all danger of frost is past. Pick early and often to encourage production. Sow every 2 weeks until 8 weeks before fall frost.

Suggestions: Pick pods when 12.5-15 cm (5-6″) for best taste.

Product Weight: 20 grams