Snap Bean (String (Phaseolus vulgaris 'Dade') in the Beans Database

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Year Introduced: 1962
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: USA
Hybridizer or Originator: University of Florida, Sub-Tropical Experiment Station
Days to harvest: 65

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 8-9 feet
Plant Spread: 12-16 Inches
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Cooked
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Pollinators: Self
Parentage: Florigreen X McCaslan

Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Sep 10, 2019 8:59 AM

An excellent pole bean for the deep south. Developed for the commercial market back when pole beans were still popular in grocery stores. Beautiful bean, but cannot be mechanically harvested. It is very similar to McCaslan but has better production in hot climates.

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