Bean Bush Filet Tavera Organic Seeds

Bean Bush Filet Tavera Organic Seeds

Phaseolus vulgaris

Item #3082

54 days. Succulent and tender, 'Tavera' was developed specifically for restaurants, but will be any chef’s favorite. These “haricot verts” (French for narrow green beans) are superb when harvested frequently at a petite size, about ¼" wide. Disease resistant to anthracnose and bean mosaic virus.

This packet sows up to 19 feet.

Days to Emerge:
4-10 days

Seed Depth:
1"

Seed Spacing:
1 seed every
4"

Row Spacing:
2'

Thinning:
Not required


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost, and when soil temperatures are 65°F or warmer. Successive Sowings: Every 7 to 14 days up to 60 days before first fall frost. NOTE: In very hot summer areas, sow as recommended above but skip the heat of summer as daytime temperatures consistently above 90°F will cause bean flowers to drop off (no bean formation).

When to start inside: Not recommended; bean plants do not transplant well.

Harvesting: French filet beans should be harvested when beans are between 1/8" and 1/4" wide and about 4"–5" long. Do not allow beans to get as wide as a normal snap bean. Hold the stem with one hand, and the pod with the other hand to avoid pulling off branches, which will continue to produce. At season’s end, plants are great compost material if they are disease-free.

Artist: Jackie McFarland



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