Empress Bean

Phaseolus vulgaris | SKU: 1181A P50
3 Reviews
$3.25
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  • Organic
  • Our best fresh-eating snap bean
  • Bush habit
  • 5-6" stringless pods
  • Heavy yields
  • Snap bean
  • 55 days
  • ±1,500 seeds/lb

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Our very best snap bean for fresh eating, freezing, or processing, the Empress bean offers incredible flavor. The vigorous plants produce heavy yields of large, straight, green, 5-6” stringless pods. Plant in succession for fresh beans throughout the season. Introduced by Gurney’s in 1979 as Experimental Bean 121 and later renamed Empress. Bush habit, snap, 55 days. ±1,500 seeds/lb.

Learn to Grow Empress Bean

Direct Seed: 2" Apart

Seed Depth: 1"

Rows Apart: 36-48"

Light: Full Sun

Sow seeds outdoors after danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Harvest frequently for increased yields.

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Easy and prolific

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These bush beans are very easy to grow and produce a lot of beans. This is my second year growing them.

Staple for any garden

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Nearly 100% germination with wet paper towel in a plastic bag. Leaves get hammered in the 90+ degree Florida sun, however they are solid producers from a raised bed watered twice weekly.

Empress bean

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grows awesome and produces extremely well here in SE NC. Recommend it to anyone!