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.
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.