Bean Garden Cherokee Wax Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse

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Cherokee Wax bean seeds produce a poplar bush bean variety that is noted for its productive, dependable plants that withstand adverse weather conditions and resist disease. 

This All-America Selections Winner produces 5"-6" long, string-less yellow wax beans with a fine flavor. This wax bean plant has an upright growth habit which keeps your bean pods clean.

  • Flavor: Fine, nutty flavor.
  • Preparation Ideas: Pairs well with tuna and adds some nice color to salads.
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Fill Weight (grams): 21
  • Grows Best In: Full Sun
  • Days to Germination: 7-10 Days
  • Days to Maturity: 54 Days
  • Growth Type: Bush
  • Planting Depth: 1"
  • Seed Spacing: Sow Cherokee Wax Bean seeds roughly 3' apart in rows.
  • Best Container Size: 12"+
  • Disease Resistance: Common bean mosaic, rust

Instructions: Beans are a warm-season crop. Sow seeds directly outdoors. Plant 1-2 seeds every 3'. When seedlings have 4 true leaves, thin to 1 plant every 3'. Harvest beans all season by sowing every 2 weeks until 2 months before frost. Harvest young and tender pods frequently.

Suggestions: Water plants at the soil level and avoid wetting the foliage. Harvest beans regularly at the young, succulent stage for best yields.