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Blue Lake Bush 274 Bean (40-60 seeds) (BN119) $2.50
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BULK SEED 1/2 lb (BN119F) $5.50
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Blue Lake Bush 274 Bean

         
 
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60 days. This dark-green bean has been a standard for over 40 years. The bush plants set heavy yields of flavorful pods that are tender and crisp. Developed in 1961 from the Pole Blue Lake.

 
Blue Lake Bush 274 Bean
Overall Rating:
         
5.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 29
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.5

96.6% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Roxtar
Location:
Ligonier, PA
Date:
November 29, 2014
          5.0
 
Easy and reliable
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.5
 

What are the pros? reliably produces large crop

What are the cons? susceptible to rot

Review:

Zone 5B. This was our third year planting this variety, and they reliably produce a heavy crop whether it's wet or dry, and even when weeding around them is neglected. My mother forgot she planted some in the backyard, ignored them until summer, and found them happily bearing beans underneath the grass and thistles. This year we planted two 10-ft rows, and easily harvested a 5 gallon bucket from each. When my family got tired of eating the beans green, we dehydrated them and saved the large white beans for winter soups. My only complaint is that if they are left on the vine past maturity, they won't begin to dry as my other beans do -- they are so moist they are more prone to rot. Do consider that we live in a lowland floodplain, and if you pick them right away, you will never see this problem.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Sunrise
Location:
Lake George, NY
Date:
August 26, 2014
          5.0
 
Yum with an added surprise
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? lots of pods, very tasty

What are the cons? none

Review:

These were the first beans I had grown. Some of the plants had very long runners off of them. The runners produced a flat bean, the bush part of the same plant produced normal snap beans. All had great flavor eaten raw or grilled. We will plant these again next summer

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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0 out of 0 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
MDDC
Location:
Maryland, MD
Date:
July 26, 2014
          5.0
 
Blue Lake Beans
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Easy

What are the cons? None

Review:

I'm in Zone 6B. These have done nicely, despite the best efforts of the resident rabbits. They produced a ton at first though they now seem to have slowed down a bit.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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5 out of 5 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
1sergeantrock
Location:
Wills Point, TX
Date:
June 30, 2014
          5.0
 
Update for 2014
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.5
 

What are the pros? Super green bean

What are the cons? None

Review:

This is an update to the 8 rows planted this year. My rows are 12 foot rows plant in Square foot method. Finished picking (2nd) today and have picked a total of 4 5gal buckets from these 8 rows, should have 1 more picking before Texas heat gets them. These are the best green beans I have ever planted. Will be planting again next year. I get about 14gts per 5 gallon bucket, with some to eat fresh.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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7 out of 7 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
1sergeantrock
Location:
Wills Point, TX
Date:
April 9, 2014
          5.0
 
Love these beans
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow, 99% germination

What are the cons? None

Review:

I live in Zone 8a, NE Texas, grew these last year, canned over 40 qts from 8 15 foot rows, plus plenty to eat fresh & enough to give to other family members. Planted 4 rows on 1 April this year, all are now up, planted the next 4 rows today. These are the best bush green beans that I have ever grown. My garden is all raised beds with drip irrigation now. Started using a combination of the Mittleider gardening method & square foot gardening. Will provide an update later this year. Happy gardening.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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