Phaseolus vulgaris 'Creso'
Dwarf French Bean 'Creso'
Phaseolus vulgaris Dwarf French Bean 'Creso', is an early maturing and heavy cropping variety, makes a colourful addition to the vegetable plot. The straight, slender, bright yellow pods are carried on vigorous, bushy plants that are so compact that they can even be grown in a window box.
|Botanical name||Phaseolus vulgaris|
|Common name||Dwarf French Bean 'Creso'|
|Plant type||Vegetable Seeds|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||These beans require a minimum soil temperature of 2C, so seed sowing must be delayed until these conditions prevail, usually from May in succession to August. Earlier sowings can be made under glass during March and April for earliest crops. Prepare the soil prior to sowing to create a level, weed free bed. Plant seed in rows 5cm apart with seed stations every 25cm in the rows. Using a dibber place 3 to 4 seeds at each station 3 to 5cm deep. Cover seeds with soil and firm. Water regularly after sowing and throughout the cropping period. No staking is required. Support for the plants can be achieved by pulling soil from between the rows towards the base of the plants.|