Pole Bean Recommendations for Missouri


“I live in NW Missouri. I have tried to grow several varieties of pole beans, in the summer, and they all have seemed to wait til cooler weather to blossom and set beans. When I plant Blue lakes in early August, I have a tremendous crop, just before frost.  Since bean picking is much easier on an old back, when they are vertical… I am wondering if there is a variety that would be more suited to hot weather.  Bush beans do fine in our summer weather, but so far not pole-beans.  Thanks, ~A.”

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Some varieties that may work better for you would be Kentucky Wonder (Green), Kentucky Wonder Wax (Yellow), and Rattlesnake (Purple/Green Streak).  These all do well in hot  weather and produce very well.

 

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