Phaseolus vulgaris 'Laguna'
Dwarf French Bean 'Laguna'
Phaseolus vulgaris Dwarf French Bean 'Laguna' is still the industry standard slicing/processing variety, with unbeatable garden performance, for its plant vigour, and huge yields of 12cm (5in) quite fleshy, intense green pods. Happily grows in all soils. Excellent disease resistance and withstands any weather thrown at it.
|Botanical name||Phaseolus vulgaris|
|Common name||Dwarf French Bean 'Laguna'|
|Plant type||Vegetable Seeds|
|Season of interest||Summer, Autumn|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow seeds individually in 7.5cm (3in) pots at 18-21C (65-70F) from mid April for transplanting outdoors after frost risk has passed. Alternatively sow direct outdoors in warm soil. Germination can be erratic in cold, wet soils, from late May to late July. Sow 2 or 3 seeds 5cm (2in) deep, allowing 20cm (8in) between each group of seeds and 45cm (18in) between rows with no need to thin out. Use cloches to aid establishment of earliest sowings. Hoe regularly and keep well watered and mulched during dry periods. Harvest regularly whilst young for highest yields and to extend the season. Hoe regularly and keep well watered and mulched during dry periods. Harvest regularly whilst young for highest yields and to extend the season.|