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Bean, Bush Heavyweight II

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Delicious and productive.

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Heavyweight II is the most productive bush bean we've ever met. The stocky super-producers are only 18" tall and produce huge handfuls of sweet tender pods fully maturing to 8" long. Disease-resistant.
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Bean, Bush Heavyweight II
Bean, Bush Heavyweight II, , large

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Delicious and productive.

Item #: 60491A

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Days To Maturity null

53 days

Fruit Size null

8 inches

Sun null

Full Sun

Spread null

10 inches

Height null

18 inches

Sow Method null

Direct Sow

Planting Time null

Spring, Summer

Sow Time null

After Last Frost

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6 inches

Life Cycle null


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  • Days To Maturity
    53 days
    Fruit Size
    8 inches
    Full Sun
    10 inches
    18 inches
    Sow Method
    Direct Sow
    Planting Time
    Spring, Summer
    Sow Time
    After Last Frost
    6 inches
    Life Cycle
  • Bean, Bush Heavyweight II is rated 3.2917 out of 5 by 24.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from best bush beans I've been using this beans several yrs now and it is always my best beans. This beans keep producing until frost. I always plant them later spring and I have fresh beans from my garden until frost. I do have too much beans that I freeze them and pickle and canned them. They are so delicious ! Super highly recommended.
    Date published: 2015-12-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heavyweight II I first purched these seeds last Winter in Florida and created 2 plantings. Both germinated as expected . The yields were very strong and productsion lasted longer than expected.. Upon return to Northern MN, I planted 2 crops 4 weeks a part, and again germination was excellent. the second crop continued heavy production until we departed MN for Florida mid October. My new crop is out of the ground with every seed sprouting! The new seeds for 2012 and newer crops must be substancially better than earlier ones!! We are looking forward to garden green beens mid Feruary!
    Date published: 2013-12-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unbelievable germination! I haven't put out a garden in a few years so this year I decided to go with raised beds. I picked up some of these seeds at Lowe's and I can say I am impressed with the germination. I planted them on Thrusday and on Sunday they had already sprouted! I have never had anything come up so fast. If I hadn't seen it with my own eyes I wouldn't have believed it. Every seed has sprouted. I bought extra packs to sow every 2-3 weeks to keep beans coming in all season long. I am glad I got those extra packs! I can't say anything as to flavor or actual bean production rates but they are off to a very good start.
    Date published: 2012-05-21
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Waste of money I was excited to grow these beans in my new garden but wasted a lot of space. Poor germination to put it mildly! The plants I did grow had issues with disease and very low production. Would not order these again. :(
    Date published: 2011-09-28
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst seeds ever. I saw the reviews on here of the poor germination but I still liked the idea of the heavy yield so I purchased one pound of seed and thought i would give it a try. Boy those reviews were right on the money. It took half a pound of seed alot of replanting and headaches to get 2 15' rows growing. The beets came off and Igot them put up and decided to plant beans behind them. Out of this last half a pound I got maybe 10% germination sowing seed 1/2" apart with soil temp @77 degrees. what I did notice when I was planting is that these are very poor quality seed. Most of the seeds were cracked or still green. I planted a different variety of beans since my second planting didnt come up and got 95% germination. Dont waste your money on this product.
    Date published: 2011-07-28
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor Germination!! I planted about one ounce of seed and only four plants have resulted. I replanted another ounce of seed and got six plants. I then planted the nine remaining seeds indoors in a Burpee planter using Burpee seed starting soil. Two seeds germinated out of the nineunder ideal conditions. There is certainly something wrong with this seed. I want to give zero stars for a rating.
    Date published: 2011-07-01
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointed The sprout rate of these beans was less than 50%, even after planting twice. About half the plants that sprouted suddenly wilted around flowering time, and the few that went on to produce beans had skimpy yields. I am going back to local seeds.
    Date published: 2011-06-18
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Updated Review Still not having good results with these beans . . . the few that did germinate aren't making well either. Perhaps its the extreme heat we're having . . . I probably will try a different variety next year. The upside is the plants are compact and do not attempt to outgrow the 18in label.
    Date published: 2010-07-01
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