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Bean Beananza

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Dwarf French bean produces twice as long as most beans.

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Ooh la la. This dwarf French bean is superb. Take a bite. The flavor is sweet, nutty and delicious. The miracle is how the slender, 7" stringless filet beans keep coming and coming. The succulent dark green beans grow prolifically-and for twice as long as most beans. Pick them regularly and they keep producing.
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Days To Maturity null

55 days

Fruit Size null

6-8 inches

Sun null

Full Sun

Spread null

10 inches

Height null

15 inches

Sow Method null

Direct Sow

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Spring, Summer

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After Last Frost

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6 inches

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  • Days To Maturity
    55 days
    Fruit Size
    6-8 inches
    Full Sun
    10 inches
    15 inches
    Sow Method
    Direct Sow
    Planting Time
    Spring, Summer
    Sow Time
    After Last Frost
    6 inches
    Life Cycle
  • Bean Beananza is rated 3.6364 out of 5 by 11.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding! I love these beans. Prolific doesn't adequately describe it! I planted about 10 seeds and the plants keep producing and producing - I've been eating green beans most of the summer. (Last year I planted about 20 seeds and had so many beans I could not give them away fast enough). The beans are delicious as well. wish I could give this 6 stars! Highly recommended!
    Date published: 2013-09-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good! I frequently have cool springs, and I also container garden due to deer and lack of a place for a fenced garden. I started these indoors in mid-April in a warm room with grow lights. I got about 70% germination. I then put the plants outside May 1, in large containers under a popup greenhouse. I took the greenhouse off the first week of June, mainly because the plants were too big for the greenhouse. The plants are loaded with small beans, although the French Beans are a bit ahead of these. It's my first year with these and I will do them again, as they seem to be a great success. Traditionally we like to freeze a lot of beans for year long eating. I also planted the French Bean variety and Fortex Pole beans. We will see what produces the most! My container garden has Beananza and French Beans on the left, Super Sauce in the center and Cherry Tomatoes on the right, with herbs up on the rail.
    Date published: 2013-06-20
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Green Bean I have been growing beananze for 3 years. This green bean is one of the best for pressure canning. They average 9 inches in length and stay tender. This past summer I canned 45 jars of beananza. I have found they do not grow well in dry hot summers as long as they are irrigated they will produce well.
    Date published: 2012-12-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from INCREDIBLE!!!! I am sorry that several growers had problems with this bean; perhaps it is the region they are in. I live in the South and have to say that I was absolutely thrilled with Beananza; I got near 100% germination and heavy yields, and everyone who has tasted these beans say they are the absolute best they've ever had. I cannot wait 'til spring to plant again!!!!
    Date published: 2012-12-24
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't bother with these. These beans had extremely low germination. I would estimate it to be 50% or less. They did not produce well either. I would not buy these again and would recommend that you choose something else.
    Date published: 2012-09-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Producer These beans produce very well for me in an Earthbox. I am getting more than my family can eat from 16 plants. They are very tender. I start them inside in peat sponges. Germination is better if I pull the sponges a little bit apart, otherwise, it seems that the bean has a difficult time sprouting. Germination rate for me is about 60-75%.
    Date published: 2012-06-03
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bad year for Beananza I planted 1 and 1/2 rows of each "Beananza and Tenderpod" After a week the Tenderpod burst from the ground with its typical vigor. Several days later the few Beananza that were ever to germinate did so weakly. I am so used to near 100% germination from Burpee seeds that I only sowed single seeds at their expected final spacing. I waited 2 more weeks and replanted the remaining spaces in the bed with Tenderpod which once again germinated at near 100%. The bed is currently full as the second planting of Tenderpod quickly caught up to the original planting. I may try the remaining seeds of Beananza for a fall planting, but I must say I was quite disappointed by the Spring planting.
    Date published: 2012-05-16
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Beananza Didn't come up. Had to buy more beaans from the local grocery store.
    Date published: 2012-05-09
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