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Calima Bean

         
 
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Bush, 50-55 days. French filet type pods of dark green color, slim straight shape, and superior flavor! Pods are held conveniently at the top of the stocky bushes; pick them when no thicker than a pencil. Fine for fresh use, canning and freezing.
 
Calima Bean
Overall Rating:
         
5.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 47
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 4.0

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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5 out of 6 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
CountryLainey
Location:
Wilbraham, MA, United States
Date:
January 20, 2017
          5.0
 
Love these beans
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Tender, perfect true flavor

What are the cons? none

Review:

I planted half of the package of beans in nearly mid-June. Approximately two weeks later, a baby bunny must have sneaked in thru the fence and ate most of the plant tops leaving barely a nub of stem. So, I planted the other half of the package. All of the plants that were eaten grew back! Nearly every seed germinated! Once I began getting beans I was picking them quickly to catch them when small, as most bean types I've grown in the past get stringy and chewy when they grow too large. NOT THESE! There were many that I missed during picking and they got quite large. Plus the summer was so hot that most days I didn't feel like picking them and many got overgrown. All of the beans, any size, were delicious! These beans have the best, true, heavenly green bean flavor with no bitterness. They cook quickly and freeze well too. They were my favorite veggie for 2016! I plan to grow two packages this coming summer! We did use Miracle grow a few times and we watered regularly. Blue ribbon beans!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

9 out of 9 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
DAShR
Location:
Homer, AK, United States
Date:
December 15, 2016
          5.0
 
Wonderful bean
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Lots of beans on each bush

What are the cons? Low sprouting

Review:

I grew these the first time 2 years ago and they did very well. A ton of great tasting beans on each plant. They are my favorite.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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11 out of 11 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
ProfessorJules
Location:
Franklin TWP, PA, United States
Date:
December 11, 2016
          5.0
 
Best bush type
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Great production

What are the cons? None

Review:

Best bush type I've grown. They are far hardier and more prolific than cantare or blue lake bush. They are the first to produce beans and produce them far longer and more frequently. It also seems that the beans stay at peak picking size a bit longer, so they are more forgiving about when you pick them. They stay thinner and more tender longer!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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10 out of 10 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
mecm
Location:
Sanderson, TX, United States
Date:
October 23, 2016
          5.0
 
great tasting bean
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? nice long beans

What are the cons? none

Review:

the best bean i have grown in south west Texas. I start planting them late summer and have some wonderful crops till after Thanksgiving. Then I plant again early spring. Great taste, easy to grow, plants came back after a deer got in the garden (2x) and produced even better. Bushes are not very sturdy but produce well, watch out for rust during wet weather.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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10 out of 10 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Susu
Location:
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date:
September 11, 2016
          5.0
 
Best bean ever
Easy to Grow 0.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? Prolific

What are the cons? Bean rust

Review:

My first review for seeds/a variety. I froze tons of beans. Great producer, great taste, tender, resisted bean rust or some other fungal disease for the longest time. Finally got it though. I cut the plants down , now it's growing healthy leaves again. We'll see what it'll do. Will always grow this variety.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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