POLE BEANS

      Pole Beans

Planting Guide

50 foot row- 1/4 lb.

Per acre: 25 lbs.

Planting Depth: 1 1/2 inches

Spacing in Row: 3 feet

Rows Apart: 4 feet

Planting Date: April to July

Fertilizer: At planting time and once when beans begin to form

Common Insects: Mexican Bean Beetle, Aphids, Seed Corn Maggots

Notes:  Pole beans are sensitive to cold and should not be planted until the ground is warm. May be planted with corn. If planted in hills, sow 5 to 6 beans each. Need to climb 5 to 6 feet. Use rough poles 3 to 4 feet apart or grow around fence, trellis, netting, planting 4 to 5 beans around each pole. Young pods excellent to eat fresh and also easily frozen. Popular dry shell beans. Harvest regularly for continued production
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