Provider Snap Bean
Snap Bean (Bush)
(Phaseolus vulgaris) A reliable early season variety that germinates well even in cool soils. Developed by Dr. Hoffman of the U.S. Vegetable Seed Laboratory in South Carolina, Provider's compact plants are dependable producers of straight, 5-8" long beans that are perfect for canning and freezing. Bush habit. 50 days to maturity. 50 seeds/pkt.
CULTURE: After danger of frost has passed, sow seeds 4-6" apart, 1" deep in rows 24-36" apart. Optimum soil temperature for germination is 70-90 degrees. Germination takes 5-10 days. Plants should be harvested regularly to boost yield, however touching wet plants should be avoided as this can spread disease.
Both zucchini & snap beans are growing well. Both are in large planters where they get mostly sun & some shade. Located in Southern California (Orange County) foothills.