Beans (Dwarf) Growing Guide

Beans (Dwarf)

Crop Rotation Group

Legumes (Pea and Bean family) 

Soil

Rich soil, well-drained with plenty of organic matter to retain moisture.

Position

Sunny, not exposed or windy.

Frost tolerant

No.

Feeding

Rarely required.

Companions

Marigold, Lovage, Petunia, Potatoes, Strawberry, Silver Beet and Beetroot.

Spacing

Single Plants: 25cm (9") each way (minimum)
Rows: 15cm (5") with 35cm (1' 1") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Sow direct into soil once the risk of frost has passed.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

Supply plenty of water to the roots from flowering through to harvest.

Harvesting

Pick young beans regularly and the plants will continue to crop.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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