Which bean seeds grow the fastest?


Quick Answer

Bush beans are the fastest-growing bean seed, averaging 57 days from planting to harvest. There are two types of bean plants: bush beans and pole beans. Bush beans require less work for yield, compared to pole beans.

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Beans refer to the different varieties of green beans that grow mainly in North and South America. Green beans are self-pollinating, so they do not need to be crossed with another variety to reproduce. They typically sprout within eight to 10 days of being planted. Prime growing conditions include well-draining soil, good exposure to sunlight and a temperature of 70 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Bush beans were once referred to as string beans, as there was a fiber that created a seam down the middle of the pod. Breeding has done away with this trait.

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